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Why You Should Prep Your Sports Field for the New Season Now

With the summer holiday’s underway, there is no better time than the present to prepare the school’s sports field for the season coming up. If not kept under top maintenance, the sports field will look neglected and not be enjoyable to play on once pupils return to school. One of the many reasons why your… Read more »

6 Incredible Trees Found In Manchester City Centre

When walking through Manchester city centre, it is hard not to notice the countless shops, busy streets and a coffee shop every few 100 yards, but have you ever stopped to look at the greenery and the history attached to certain trees? It may come a surprise to learn that there’s a tree named after… Read more »

To Prune Or Not To Prune, That Is The Question!

You either love it, or you loath it. For some it is a regular bit of pampering for others an annual trauma but we all have to visit the hairdressers at some point during the year. Plants are no different. As part of caring for any shrub or tree, pruning is vital for a huge… Read more »

The Tree Report

We are all used to the dreaded school report but did you know that it is not just the pupils that need reporting on. Schools, or in fact anyone with trees in a public place, should get them regularly assessed? The responsibilities that come with being a home owner, a car owner, even owning a… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions for the Garden

January and February; arguably the two most hated months in the calendar. The sky is grey, the air is cold and everywhere is damp. The last thing anyone wants to do is go outside and, needless to say, even the mere thought of working in the garden is regarded as utter insanity. We draw our… Read more »

Digging The Dirt

Let’s not beat around the bush – we have all gone wild for Period Drama. For some, it has been a long and lasting love affair, for others this is a fresh new romance. Whether you are the former or the latter, you will not have missed ITVs dramatic series Victoria with its beautiful costumes,… Read more »

Elevated Living

The Englishman’s house is his castle and we have been obsessively stippling, varnishing and remodelling since we coined the phrase interior design.  Having your garden landscaped has been the preserve of the rich and famous; the rest of us making do with a nicely mown lawn and a sporadic bedding plant. In recent times, our… Read more »