Oliver Rogers talks to Community Forest Director, Dave Bigden about his work and tree planting near London. The Thames Chase Trust and Community Forest is spread across multiple sites in Havering, Thurrock, Barking and Dagenham and Brentwood local authority areas and extends to 40 square miles of forestry. for more information on Thames Chase Community Forest visit their website.
Ken gives some top tips on making sure your fruit trees provide the biggest and juiciest individual fruits. Also, remember to keep the plants well watered during the dry months.
A beautiful tree for this time of year is the magnolia, but as Ken asks… Who’s clearing up the mess?!
Now is the perfect time to be pruning fruit trees. Adam Pasco has some top tips to get your orchard looking neat and tidy ready for a bumper crop of fruit later in the year.
The way we buy trees has changed over the last twenty years as have the varieties we buy. There is a huge range from Olives to Eucalyptus to all sorts of exotics you would never have thought of growing in the UK previously. Mike Glover from Barcham Trees nearly Ely in Cambridgeshire spoke to Ken Crowther about how people love their trees.