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Category Archives: Trees

Autumn Borders, Winter Bedding, Trees and Hedging

Autumn Borders Asters – or Symphyotrichum (as we ought to call them now) are in full flower. We still have a good selection of the novae-anglia mildew resistant varieties, lovely shades of mauve, purple pink and white.  A nice change from the red and yellow autumn colours. Salvias are looking...
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Fruit tree shapes – espaliers, candelabra, fan shape

We often refer to the various different tree shapes in our newsletters and blogs so we thought it might be helpful to jot down the details of each The espalier shape sees the trunk growing right to the top of the plant and the branches coming off horizontally at regular...
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Trees

We have had the first of our tree deliveries from Frank Matthews. The ornamental trees are in and most of the trained fruit.  Trained fruit trees are scarce this year so shop early. Gardeners Question Time came from Bath University recently.  They mentioned the lovely Silk Tree – Albizia julibrissin....
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