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.
Borde Hill Garden is just outside of Haywards Heath in West Sussex in south England. Set in over 200 acres of garden, park and woodlands it also offers view across the Sussex High Weald. In April they are holding a Terrific Trees event, showcasing one of the Britain’s best collections of champion trees. Rosie Atkins Chairman of the RHS woody plant committee explains more.