Fed up of giving the gardener in your life yet another gardening gift set that will go unused after Christmas? Take a look at these unusual and green ideas for gifts they will truly thank you for: 1. Ornamental trees are a gift that keeps on growing year after year and as no two trees are the same, it’s a wonderfully unique gift. We may be biased, but our beautiful eco-friendly hessian gift wrapping and hand written cards makes it extra special. 2. Garden visits make a great gift experience.... Read More
We’re overjoyed to receive the Feefo Gold Trusted Service award! We take great pride in the quality of our trees and strive to provide the best customer service possible. It’s great to receive this award as recognition for all our hard work. Feefo is a rating and review platform, working to build transparency online and help shoppers make more informed decisions. At Ornamental Trees, we value the feedback our customers leave and use it to improve our offering. We want to take this opportunity to thank you all as we... Read More
“My husband’s birthday trees arrived this morning and are stunningly beautiful. I’ve been buying presents for him for so long now that finding anything different and/or interesting is a struggle. I think I might just give up now because I’ll never be able to better this. Thank you so much for making it possible.” This is a recent email we received from a very happy customer that managed to find the perfect gift when she felt completely exhausted of ideas. And, although Christmas may be over, there’s still a full... Read More
There are endless reasons why native trees are a great choice for your garden, not including the wonderfully striking aesthetic impact that they provide. By choosing a native species, immediately you are selecting a tree with a better chance of survival and success. This is because these trees have adapted to local climates and specific regional conditions. These developments include a resistance to certain diseases and pests and in some cases, even a tolerance of other environmental forces, such as pollution. This makes the tree a fairly low maintenance... Read More
With the summer holidays just around the corner, we’ve found a selection of fun and exciting places to take the kids to get them involved in wildlife and gardening; The Eden Project (Cornwall) There are a wide variety of fun activities for children including; -Storytelling sessions -SkyWire (England’s longest zip wire) -Rainforest Biome (the largest indoor rainforest in the world) -The Spice Boat -The Spiral Garden -Dinosaurs Unleashed For more details on any of these activities, including prices, visit:http://www.edenproject.com/ RHS Flower Show: The Great Garden Carnival (Tatton... Read More
Here at Ornamental Tree Nurseries we love technology and when tech and gardening come together we can’t get enough! Here are our top 3 garden blogs; My Tiny Plot A veritable feast for allotment gardeners. @mytinyplot on Twitter The Transatlantic Gardener An interesting blog from an interesting point of view by award-winning garden writer Graham Rice @Graham_Rice on Twitter Kate Bradbury for BBC Gardeners World You can be assured of an informative and interesting read from Kate Bradbury, especially where creepy crawlies are involved @Kate_Bradbury on Twitter
Fluffy and Socks This very short post is to pay homage to our resident pussy cats – Fluffy and Socks who do a marvellous job keeping our sheds rodent free! They joined us over 8 years ago and were named by our field workers. The purrr-fect brother and sister team!