Our client in Wiltshire was looking for an unusual specimen tree to take pride of place in his beautiful cottage garden. We sourced and planted a beautiful Chinese beech tree (Fagus enleriana) which is a rare and graceful medium size tree with slender, sea-green foliage hanging from horizontal branches. The tree weight was 1.6 ton so […]
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The client had built a spectacular new country home in East midlands on former pasture land and The Landscape Practice, based in York, designed the scheme. Practicality Brown won this project on a competitive tender basis; sourcing, supplying and planting 132 trees and 190 metres of Elveden Instant Hedge, together with an associated aftercare programme. […]
Elegant Topiary Garden Practicality Brown were commissioned to design and build an elegant topiary garden around the client’s rotunda in a private garden in Kent. We supplied and planted 24 semi mature trees, Instant Hedge and Specimen Topiary; the project required a high level of in-house project management and coordination with other trades on site […]
Satisfying Developers Practicality Brown Ltd was approached by a regular developer client to carry out tree clearance on a newly acquired site prior to re-development. The programme included felling, processing and removing over 175 trees in a two day condensed contract, some of which had a girth exceeding 3m; our extensive range of machinery, trained and experienced […]
Tree Moving On very cold January day, we worked together with the course manager Simon Graham and his groundsman and our 1.6 metre tree spade machine. As at many golf courses, this prestigious club has several planted copses that can be used to redesign the course as various stages. Suitable specimen trees were selected from […]
Beech Instant Hedge providing maturity on a new development A new build development in Gloucestershire gained immediate maturity by the installation of Elveden Instant Hedge; we supplied and installed 36 metres Beech Instant Hedge for a construction company at Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Compared to a traditional size hedge transplants, our unique Elveden Instant Hedge products provides […]
Sensitive Vegetation Clearance Practicality Brown worked on the £380m road building project on the A46 Newark, over a number of months. Some of the clearance included ecologically sensitive work such as stump grubbing in Great Crested Newt habitat. We worked closely with main contractor Balfour Beatty Plc and ecologists from Scott Wilson to carry out […]
Luton Dunstable Busway – Vegetation Clearance Practicality Brown carried out a vegetation clearance programme on the Luton Dunstable busway for main contractor, Bam Nuttall on behalf of Luton Borough Council. The site was a 12km section of disused railway comprising of both trees and scrub, running adjacent to live roads and railway from the centre […]
52 trucks of Instant Hedging to Stoke As part of the regeneration of Potteries Way in Stoke, over 1350 linear metres of Elveden Instant Hedge have been supplied by Practicality Brown. Potteries Way regeneration required an impenetrable and established hedge, which could be quickly installed to meet the completion deadlines set upon Stoke City Council. […]
Purple Beech for New Build in Hockwold Josephine Robertson of Robertson Builders Ltd visited our Elveden Nursey to view the Instant Hedge growing on site and selected the Purple Beech Instant Hedge, for a new build projects in Hockwold, Suffolk. A total of 100 linear metres of 1.8 to 2.0m high Purple Beech was installed, ensuring […]
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