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Espalier apple tree

April 24th, 2014

If space is short in the garden, why not train and grow an espalier fruit tree, such as this Coxs apple. Grown and trained with  the help of wires in the open or against a wall they are very space saving and can even be used to divided the garden up or be used as a screen. […]

Prunus Kanzan

April 17th, 2014

  A really good, reliable, ornamental cherry ,is Prunus Kanzan,with its double pink flowers. Its a medium size tree ,that has upright branches. Grows in most situations and is tolerant of poor soils.          

Ornamental cherries

April 3rd, 2014

What surer sign of spring is there than ornamental cherries clothed in blossom. I feel really excited seeing the cherry blossom emerging in the spring, coupled with  a sense of sadness a month later when the blossom drifts to the ground ,like confetti at a wedding as the leaves emerge. The cherries are easy to […]