Entries by Practicality Brown

The Secret of a Good Garden

What springs to mind when you think of how you’d like your garden to look? Lush expansive greenery or clear simple lines? An array of beautifully vivid wild contrasting colours or your favourite simple colour theme in a variety of subtle hues. Natural, wild foliage or tightly trimmed and clipped geometrical patterns? We all have […]

Great Customer Satisfaction Rating

Pulling together the results of our customer satisfaction survey is always a pleasant task! We ask existing customers for their experience with us, both at enquiry and delivery times, welcoming all comments and criticism.  The latest figures show that our customer satisfaction rating is an impressive 4.5 out of 5. See our hedges and trees and […]

Forestry work at Centre Parcs, Woburn

After an 8 year planning process, Center Parcs opened a site at Woburn Forest to customers in 2014 and Practicality Brown undertook forestry work in the final stages. Previously a commercial forest, some trees were removed at the site to improve light levels on the forest floor and increase the biodiversity, allowing new species of […]

Project to transplant important trees

Practicality Brown Ltd transplanted 29 Commemorative trees at a care home in Ascot to make way for a new building.  All the trees were in the 20-50cm girth size and were carefully pruned ready for transplanting into a woodland walk on the same site, which we undertook with our tree spade machine, enriching the environment […]

Extensive mulching on A11 Road Scheme

Practicality Brown worked on the dual carriage scheme of the A11 in Norfolk, which involved cutting and mulching of 1000’s of tree stumps, day and night. Conditions where made worse by the extreme weather; excessive rain followed by heavy snow, however no day’s work was lost, particularly due to our determination to complete the project […]

A High Hedge is a perfect privacy screen

Practicality Brown Ltd supplied and planted a high hedge to screen a swimming pool area in a private garden. We used Thuja Occidentalis ‘Brabant’ or more commonly, White Cedar, for this project. The individual hedging plants were 4.5m high and allowed the area to be enclosed for total privacy.