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RHS Chelsea Flower Show – World Horse Welfare Garden

World Horse Welfare Garden Practicality Brown are proud to have supported Show and Artisan Gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 by supplying top quality large hedging plants to talented Garden Designers. The World Horse Welfare Artisan Garden creates a moving story; designed by Woolcott Smith and built by Conway Landscapes, the garden celebrated […]

Gold and Silver at Chelsea

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 Awards Congratulations to everyone at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017, particularly: The Welcome to Yorkshire Show Garden designed by Tracy Foster awarded Silver Medal The World Horse Welfare Artisan Garden designed by Adam Woolcott and Jonathan Smith awarded Gold Medal. We are proud to have supplied our Native Mix hedging to both these gardens. The […]

Chelsea Flower Show Awards

BBC RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017: People’s Choice Award There are three People’ Choice awards that the public can vote for at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show: Best Show Garden Best Fresh Garden Best Artisan Garden Voting for Best Show Garden is via the www.bbc.co.uk/chelsea website only and voting is only open for one day, opening […]

Hedges Help Combat City Air Pollution

Cities need to ‘green up’ to reduce the impact of air pollution The study is a collaborative effort by partners from the UK, Europe and USA, led by the Professor Kumar under the umbrella of H2020 funded project, iSCAPE: Improving Smart Control of Air Pollution in Europe. The report findings include that the harmful impact […]

Woodland Translocation

Woodland, Hedgerow and Tree Translocation Practicality Brown has extensive experience of large scale woodland and hedgerow translocation and tree transplanting. Woodland Translocation Woodland translocation is carried out according to age and likelihood of re-establishment. The most common method involves coppicing of larger trees followed by stump translocation then woodland soil incorporating all mycorrhizal and seed/bulb bank. Care […]

Craning trees into rear garden

Craning trees into rear garden Our clients were undertaking a refurbishment programme at their home in Kensington, London and wished to add trees to their rear garden, which had no vehicular access. We had been acclimatising their carefully selected trees at our Tree & Hedge Nursery in Iver, Buckinghamshire for the previous twelve months, waiting […]

Pro Landscaper Nursery Factfile

Practicality Brown have a full page editorial feature in the January 2017 edition of industry publication, Pro Landscaper in their Nursery Factfile section. Our top five bestselling plants Prunus laurocerasus Novita semi mature trees Carpinus betulus pleached tree (great for screening) Betula jacquemontii semi mature trees Practicality Brown Instant Native Hedge Elveden Instant Hedge Green […]