English Woodlands Blog

Screening Tree

Plant focus on Ligustrum lucidum excelsum superbum - Chinese Privet - an attractive tree for screening.

10 July 2021
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Summer foliage colour

Colour is not just for flowers! Trees and shrubs can provide a beautiful palette of colour for structural planting. Think gold, silver, bronze (well burgundy!) for a winning alternative to green foliage. We love green but a well placed highlight of a different foliage colour can add a dramatic focal point or a complimentary backdrop to other planting...

6 July 2021
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Summer foliage and flowers

A summer selection of beautiful foliage and flowers. Trees and shrubs looking great in June.

14 May 2021
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Spring selection

A selection of plants on the nursery looking great now for late spring interest...

1 May 2021
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Last chance for Rootballed Hedge Plants

Last rootballed hedge plants available until October 2021.

12 April 2021
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Easter Opening & Closing times

CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY 2ND APRIL * OPEN EASTER SATURDAY 8am - 4pm * CLOSED BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 5TH APRIL *
OPEN AS NORMAL TUESDAY 6TH APRIL 8am

 

1 April 2021
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Plants for Winter Interest

Winter gardens don't have to be dreary! Some trees and shrubs provide colourful stems and bark, fragrant flowers and foliage colour.

 

13 January 2021
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Cold and Wet Weather Planting Advice

Autumn to spring is the ideal planting time for most trees and shrubs as they are not actively growing and there will be less likelihood of stress to the plant. However, it is best to avoid planting in waterlogged or frozen ground.

9 January 2021
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Plant Healthy Certification

English Woodlands Awarded 'Plant Healthy' Certification - an industry scheme, independently audited, designed to improve and recognise good biosecurity practice in the UK horticultural industry.

 

 

 

8 January 2021
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Happy New Year!

We wish all our customers a very Happy and Healthy New Year. We are Open our normal hours, we are encouraging pre-orders and are following Covid secure procedures on the nursery.

6 January 2021
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Bare root hedging available

Bare root plants are available from November to March: field grown and dug up when dormant, they are an economical and effective way of planting new hedges aswell as gapping up existing ones.

27 December 2020
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