Growing Beech Trees in UK Gardens and Landscapes – varieties and uses

If you are looking for stunning trees to enhance your garden, why not let England’s greatest gardener inspire you? ‘Capability’ Brown, the man that designed some of the most recognizable landscapes of eighteenth-century England, knew how to choose the most enchanting specimens for his projects, and the fact that beech trees were one of his favourites speaks volumes.

Beech Zlatia is prized for its striking golden-yellow foliage.
Beech Trees for Sale UK – The Golden Beech is highly decorative throughout the seasons, but truly marvellous in the autumn when its leaves turn to intense golden yellow.

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Plum Trees or Prunus Domestica

Plum tree blossoms offer interest in the spring, but they are primarily grown for their fruit.
Plum trees are popular for their striking spring flowers and tasty fruit. Pictured here is River’s Early Prolific Plum Tree in bloom.

 

The Prunus Domestica is a family of fruit trees better known as plum trees, though not all plum varieties belong to this specific family. Exceptionally showy in the spring and with delicious fruit in the summer or autumn, plum trees keep on giving throughout the year and ask very little in return. We offer plum trees for sale in various sizes and bearing different types of fruits, all fully of which though are fully hardy in the United Kingdom. Read more Plum Trees or Prunus Domestica

Crab Apple Trees

Crab apple trees are ideally suited for specimen trees.
Crab Apple Trees for Sale – Toringo crabapple is a beautiful example of these charm these flowering trees.

 

Considered to be a heritage fruit tree, crab apple is a cherished cultivar with a proven performance in the United Kingdom. We offer crab apple trees for sale that are among the best-loved ornamental trees for small gardens, mainly for their compact size, gorgeous pink blossoms, and the abundant crop of tiny decorative fruit. Read more Crab Apple Trees

Trees for Small Gardens – Deciduous Evergreen & Topiary Choices

Planning a garden in a small space has its challenges, not the least of which is finding the best trees for small gardens. Luckily, there are many lovely small specimen trees to tuck into even the tiniest of city gardens! Many of these would even work in a courtyard or on a roof terrace where space is even more limited. When you can only fit in a few, you need trees that can deliver year-round interest, and we have lots to choose from. Below are perhaps the best of the best. We cover suggestions for deciduous, evergreen and topiary trees for small gardens.

A pair of fastigiate trees punctuate a water feature in an Italianate garden
A pair of fastigiate trees punctuate a water feature in an Italianate garden

1. Deciduous trees for small gardens

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