Entries by Practicality Brown

Elegant trees for impact

A private client in Walton on Thames was seeking trees to complement their front garden and selected trees from our nursery, under the guidance of our experienced horticultural specialist. Five deciduous trees were chosen for appearance and suitability for their location. The chosen trees were a Purple Beech (Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea’) with a girth of 35-40cm girth, a […]

Large Trees for maximum impact

With a reputation for planting big trees, we were asked to plant three very large, semi mature tulip trees (Liriodendron), at a private garden on the Oxfordshire/ Berkshire borders. Over 13 metres tall and girth circumferences of 100cm+, these trees required careful transportation, lifting and handling during installation. See the hedge & tree projects page for more images.

Evergreen Instant Hedge delights another customer

The customers requirement was simple, an effective screen from passing ramblers. We suggested Yew hedging plants at 2.5 metre high and 79 linear metres was carefully planned and planted in just two days.   In addition, Elveden Instant Hedge in Native Mix was planted in another area of the property, helping to create a mature garden […]

Soft green touch on a new development

The new development of individually styled period houses was softened into the environment by the judicious installation of evergreen Elveden Instant Hedge. Common Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus ‘Rotundifloia’) was chosen for its soft, pale green, fresh look and its even, vigorous growth that provides a year round hedge which reliably screens any new build project. Common Yew […]

Elveden Instant Hedge wins new developer client

Practicality Brown were chosen to supply Elveden Instant Hedge for a high quality new home development in Winchester, Hampshire. The project required: A total of 180m of hedge 136m Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) 30m of Common Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus) and 14m Privet (Ligustrum ovalifolium). Once again, the introduction of Elveden Instant Hedge truly added immediate impact […]

Formal Private Garden, Buckinghamshire

A client with a Grade II listed manor house in Buckinghamshire appointed garden designer Caroline Davy, who created a beautiful formal garden. Practicality Brown Ltd supplied and planted specimen trees, topiary and instant hedging, after winning a competitive tender. Planting included elegant Hornbeam Square Columns, taxus pyramids and a line of Box head Hornbeam trees (Carpinus betulus).