Trees for Winter Interest

December 14, 2012

  I try to include at least one tree in all of the gardens I design and at this time of the year my mind turns to those that offer interest through the winter months. For the purpose of this blog entry I decided to restrict myself to choosing only five trees and have selected […]

Trees for small gardens…

February 16, 2011

With the tree -planting season in full throttle, I thought I’d suggest some ornamental trees that even those of us with typically small gardens, can consider planting. No worries about damage to buildings if common sense prevails!   Many factors inform the ultimate choice, but here are a few ideas to whet your horticultural appetite: […]

I have trees on my mind…

February 12, 2011
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The world’s largest rainforest suffered an extreme drought last year and our scientists are worried…. The consequences of this second drought in a decade to affect the Amazon, means trees are dying and rotting in an unprecedented manner. As they do so they pump carbon dioxide into the air. The ability of the rainforest to […]