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What is ARBORICULTURE? What does ARBORICULTURE mean? ARBORICULTURE meaning, definition & explanation. Arboriculture is the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants. The science of arboriculture studies how these plants grow and respond to cultural practices and to their environment. The practice of arboriculture includes cultural techniques such […]
Caring for Elm tree saplings with The London Elm Experiment, Ulmus Londinium. Get help on pruning and planting your elm sapling from Linda Phillips MBE of the young people’s horticultural training centre Roots & Shoots (www.rootsandshoots.org.uk) Get involved in The Great British Elm Experiment or Ulmus londinium at www.conservationfoundation.co.uk
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 […]