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 […]
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Stoke Common Restoration Practicality Brown prides itself on unrivalled customer satisfaction and long working relationships with a number of clients; one of which is the City of London Corporation. This organisation owns and manages some 5,400 Ha of open spaces in and around London. We have been working with them
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 […]
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 […]
Once again we have worked with a number of Garden Designers and exhibitors at both RHS Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows using our Instant Hedge to create mature looking gardens, for the following exhibitors. Chelsea
Patrick Collins and St George’s Hospital We are delighted to have helped Patrick Collins recreate his RHS Chelsea Flower Show Garden at St George’s Hospital. Patrick has been working with First Touch, which is a charity that supports sick and premature babies at St Georges Hospital. Patrick created a garden that fits in seamlessly to […]
The Elveden Instant Hedge™ has been used extensively by Garden Designers at both at RHS Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows 2014 and the results have been impressive with Golds, Silver Gilts, Silver Flora and Bronze. See more details in the projects page. Chelsea Show Gardens Exhibitor stands Paul Hervey-Brookes’ Show Garden on Main Avenue […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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