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It’s The Perfect Time Of Year To Plant Hedges

Now is the perfect time to plant hedges Traditionally, the best time to plant hedges is during the autumn/winter – this applies to both evergreen and deciduous hedging plants. Our Practical Instant Hedge™ has been produced to ensure that it is easy to handle and plant all year round, with no transplant shock. We have designed this instant […]

Environmental Clearance – Review

Our team of experienced operatives and fleet of specialist machine has been busy throughout the year with environmental contracting works in large infrastructure projects, forestry and woodland translocation… 2020 Review 3000+ machine hours worked translocating over 10,000m3 ancient woodlands 2500+ machine hours on new ecologically sensitive Prinoth 13t tracked dumpers 12000+ hours with tree shears […]

Instant Hedge In Focus: Elaeagnus

Instant Hedge In Focus: Elaeagnus Elaeagnus ebbingei Compacta, also known as Oleaster, makes a wonderful evergreen instant hedge. Top 5 features of Elaeagnus Attractive silver green foliage Tolerant of maritime exposure and windy conditions Thrives in all but the coldest or waterlogged locations Fragrant flowers and attractive fruits Easy to care for, prune once a […]

Seasonal Opening Times

Christmas and New Year As 2020 draws to a close, we hope that you are able to enjoy the winter festivities and look forward to the New Year.  As usual, we will be closed between Christmas and New Year. Our last working day will be lunchtime on Thursday 24th December, and we reopen on Monday […]

Top 5 Hedges for Screening & Privacy

Top 5 Hedges for Screening & Privacy What are the best hedges to provide screening and privacy in your garden? When looking for hedging to provide screening in your garden, the best solution is to plant mature hedging to give you instant privacy.  Buying pre-grown hedges, such as our Practical Instant Hedge™ ensures that you […]

Evergreen Oak Screening

Quercus ilex (Holm Oak) We have some fine Quercus ilex (Holm Oak) that are available now which are perfect for evergreen screening. Availability This special selection of field grown rootball Quercus ilex are available now: Hedging Blocks  Height: 3-3.75m Width: 1.5m x Depth 1.5m Price: £475 Number: 28 Feathered Plants Height: 2.75-3.25m Form: feathered Price: […]

Kew Gardens now with Practical Instant Hedge

Practical Instant Hedges are on Kew Royal Botanic Gardens required a mature hedging solution along the perimeter of their planned Children’s Garden at Kew Gardens. The hedging was needed for immediate impact, to create the boundary of the garden, with the intention of leaving only one main entrance and exit to the garden. The Children’s […]

Practicality Brown buys first Sampo Forwarder in UK

New Machinery – Sampo FR28 Forwarder Practicality Brown have purchased a Sampo-Rosenlew FR28 Forwarder which now joins our fleet and we are the first company in the UK to buy this forestry machine in the UK. “We had been looking for a lightweight, nimble yet powerful small forestry forwarder for a while, and this new […]

Evergreen Trees at Clearance Prices

Evergreen Trees Available Now Large Trees at Clearance Prices We have a choice of UK field grown trees that are offered at special clearance prices. – click here for more details including images of the actual stock. These rootballed stock are available from our tree nursery in Iver now.   Rootball Stock Availability Cupressocyparis leylandii […]