Grafting apple trees using “whip and tongue” method from the Urban Orchard Project in Hackney London.
Yes you can actually grow different varieties of apples on an existing tree! Over grafting simply explained – a must watch! Multiple cultivars of fruits such as apples are sometimes grafted on a single tree. This so-called “family tree” provides more fruit variety for small spaces such as a suburban backyard, and also takes care […]
10 Tips for Gardeners in March from the Eden Project and the best YouTube garden tips for March from UK gardeners and horticulturalist channels. As the garden comes to life again, it’s time to prune shrubs and climbers, such as Wisteria as well as evergreen hedges. YouTube playlist – Updated March 2017 Prune Wisteria Prune hardy […]
Guelder Rose – Viburnum opulus added to Trees & Shrubs Viburnum opulus (common name guelder-rose) is a species of flowering plant in the family Adoxaceae (formerly Caprifoliaceae) native to Europe, northern Africa and central Asia The common name ‘guelder rose’ relates to the Dutch province of Gelderland, where a popular cultivar, the snowball tree, supposedly […]
Saturday 28th November – Sunday 6th December 40th Anniversary National Tree Week ROOTED IN THE COMMUNITY The strength and well being of urban and rural communities alike is rooted in its trees. Strong healthy trees are a mark of a strong healthy community, and to continue to grow strong together, it’s essential for communities to […]