Amelanchier – a Perfect Specimen Tree for Small Gardens

The Amelanchier tree and its varieties are known for their stunning spring blooms and lovely autumn colour. These are small deciduous trees (which can also be grown as shrubs) have many common names including  shadbush, shadwood, shadblow, Snowy Mespilus, juneberry or serviceberry.

 

Amelanchier varieties are treasured for their stunning spring blooms and lovely autumn colour.
The March blossoms of the lovely Snowy Mespilus have a pleasant scent.

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How to Plant Root Ball Plants: Advice from a Professional Nurseryman

As garden experts, we are very often asked how to plant root ball plants properly. So, here are the steps that a professional nurseryman would take to ensure the most successful rate of establishment for root balls and bare root plants. And in our short video, you can watch our nurseryman in action as he shows you how to plant root ball plants.

 

If you are wondering how to plant root ball plants to get a great-looking hedge, you are at the right place.
These budget-friendly Thuja root ball plants make a fantastic instant hedge. Choose between favourite varieties such as Smaragd, Brabant, Plicata and many others.

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Autumn Fruit Tree Care: 5 Things Every Gardener Should Know

 

The first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of autumn is surely the splendid bounty of nature; from magnificent autumn colour of the foliage to abundant harvests of fruits.

 

Proper apple tree care will lead to more abundant harvest and healthier plants.
With the right fruit tree care methods, you can always expect a bumper harvest. Pick cultivars such as Malus Domestica Elise or Malus Domestica Gloster for a crop of red-flushed, juicy apples.

 

But, in addition to being the season when gardeners get to enjoy the rewards of their hard work, autumn is the time of the year when you need to pay special attention to fruit tree care. One of the most important parts of that process should be preparing your garden for the winter months. Read more Autumn Fruit Tree Care: 5 Things Every Gardener Should Know

5 Best Uses for Autumn Fruits and Berries

In addition to being the most colourful season of the year, autumn is the most bountiful, as well. From veggies to autumn fruits and berries, it can be a challenge to use up everything your garden produces as the summer ends. Naturally, you would not want to see your harvest going to waste after all that effort you put into your plants!

Plum Victoria is one of the most popular autumn fruits for preserves.
Plums are a favourite for making all types of preserves, such as this sweet and juicy Victoria variety.

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