Entries by Practicality Brown

Major tree planting project

Major tree planting project  Practicality Brown had a large scale planting project in Buckinghamshire. The private development required over 250 semi-mature trees of at least 7 metres height, together with associated landscaping works, including Carpinus betulus box head trees, box hedging and topiary such as columns, Taxus pyramids and Buxus balls. The designer and client […]

Turnberry Resort, Scotland

Turnberry Resort, Scotland  Practicality Brown’s Instant Hedge was specified to complete an Instant Landscape for the Turnberry Resort, who were hosting the Ryder Cup golf event. 180 linear metres of Instant Holly Hedge were installed by Land Engineering Ltd, one of Scotland’s leading landscapers, who planted the hedge to our high standards.

Specimen shrubs and trees

Specimen shrubs and trees  Arne Maynard is a highly respected and established Garden Designer, who has published many books. Arne was impressed with our attention to detail and efficiency on tree planting projects for his clients and asked us to plant at his own home in Monmouthshire.   A range of tall Beech trees, Yew topiary […]

Racecourse Hedge, Newmarket

Racecourse Hedge, Newmarket A racehorse trainer in Newmarket required an effective green screen with density which would allow for the timber fence to be removed within 12 months. We planted 400m of up to 2metre high Elveden Instant Laurel hedge in just 4 days effectively screening the area from planting. The client was so impressed with […]

Major Tree Clearance A46 Nottingham and Newark

Major Tree Clearance A46 Nottingham and Newark Practicality Brown were asked site clearance works on the A46 near Nottingham by Balfour Beatty plc.  It was no ordinary road scheme as there were tight deadlines with a short notice period and involved a team of 6 excavator mounted Tree Shears, whole tree chippers, timber forwarders, 3 crews of […]

Historic Oak Avenue Restoration

Historic Oak Avenue Restoration  Practicality Brown Ltd were proud to have been chosen as the specialist contractor to carry out tree transplanting of local provenance Oaks as part of a major restoration project at Wentworth Castle, South Yorkshire. We transplanted 60 large Quercus robur, or Common Oak (each up to 80cm girth or trunk circumference measurement) from other […]