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Best Pleached Trees (Our Top 5 trees we recommend)

Pleached Trees If your garden needs effective screening or simply to improve privacy without reducing the living space then a pleached tree may well be the answer. Please see our top five suggestions below, which make attractive Pleached Trees. Prunus laurocerasus (Cherry Laurel) Photinia fraseri Red Robin Carpinus betulus (Hornbeam) Fagus sylvatica (Beech) Tilia platyphyllos […]

Top 10 Trees for hot dry summers

Drought Tolerant Trees Trees are a great addition to almost any garden, creating structure and seasonal interest.  Gardens provide a sanctuary and respite from the busy world and planting trees are adapted to hotter, drier climates could be useful to these changing climatic conditions. Here we list our top 10 trees that are suitable for […]

RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 Awards

Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 The RHS created a new category at Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 this year; Lifestyle Gardens: real gardens for real people The featured gardens were designed to resonate with different lifestyles and reflect the owner’s way of life and was perfect for visitors wanting ideas to take away for their […]

Garden Flower Shows 2018

Flower Shows 2018 focusing on Instant Hedges June Congratulations to everyone at the June Flower Shows, Practicality Brown proudly supplied instant hedges to: The Brewin Dolphin Installation designed by Paul Hervey-Brookes won People’s Choice at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show Inspiration in the Raw designed by Peter Cowell awarded Gold Medal at BBC Gardeners’ World Live The […]

Semi-Mature Trees at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

Semi-Mature Trees at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 There were very many beautiful gardens at this RHS Chelsea Flower Show and the BBC coverage showcased many of the designs. Monty Don, respected gardener and broadcaster chose his favourite Semi-Mature Trees from this year’s show; all of them spectacular specimens: Morus nigra (Black Mulberry) Centre to […]

Expanding our Land Clearance Expertise

Practicality Brown Limited have recently acquired the commercial business of Midland Tree Surgeons Ltd, which reinforces its position as a leader in the land clearance industry. Midlands Tree Surgeons (MTS) founded and managed for over 40 years by Robert Kennedy, until his recent retirement, has a strong reputation for professionalism and reliability in the development site […]

Top 10 Street Trees

Trees for Urban Areas Trees can enhance all environments, even urban ones with a wide range of environmental, social and economic benefits; street trees in urban parks have been found to improve physical and mental health, improve aesthetics and environmental quality, which can lead to increased investment and the local economy. We have prepared a […]