wildlife gardening – Page 9 – London Tree Surgeons: Tree surgery Tree cutting Tree care and Garden Services
A busy bee

Wildlife gardening – trees to attract bees in spring

Wildlife gardening – trees to attract bees in  spring. The top trees to attract bees to your garden from Telegraph gardening’s list of flowers and plants.   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/beekeeping/9981527/The-best-spring-flowers-and-plants-to-attract-bees.html?frame=2531042 Pussy willow Pussy willow is a name given to many of the smaller species of the genus Salix (willows and sallows) when their furry catkins are young […]

slow worm

wildlife gardening – compost heap – London Tree Surgeons

wildlife gardening – compost heap – encourage bugs, birds and reptiles. A compost heap is important in any garden. You can use it to recycle all your kitchen and garden waste into rich, organic compost that’s great for the soil and plants. Compost can be used to improve the soil structure and drainage, as a […]

2015-04-06 16.19.39

April gardening tips – Compost Time!

April gardening tips Beware of late frosts and keep vulnerable plants and new shoots protected at night if frost is forecast. Keep an eye on your local weather forecast. Spread compost on your borders it enriches the soil with nutrients and acts as a mulch to prevent weed growth. If you haven’t got a compost […]

London Tree Surgeons YouTube Channel

London Tree Surgeons YouTube channel

A channel for promoting biodiversity in arboriculture and garden works to London garden owners and the gardening community. Tips and all things related to trees, shrubs and gardens for the wildlife friendly London gardener. Enjoy your gardening! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC2gAyvP7TVWuNxMZLYjorA/feed

2015-04-02 12.49.05

Recommended native trees for gardens – RHS

Trees & Shrubs Recommended native trees for gardens from The Royal Horticultural Society; Field Maple – Acer campestre RHS page Acer campestre Silver Birch – Betula Pendula RHS page Betula pendula Hazel – Corylus avellana RHS page Corylus avellana Holly – Ilex aquifolium RHS page Ilex aquifolium Rowan / mountain ash – Sorbus aucuparia RHS page Sorbus aucuparia   Large Trees 25m (80ft) or over […]