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Events

24/09/2019
Company News, Events, Garden Design

ITV Love Your Garden Features Our Trees

We’re delighted to have supplied a number of trees to the popular ITV show Love Your Garden. The trees featured on the latest episode, where the Love Your Garden team worked their magic on a war veterans garden in Grassmoor, Derbyshire. If you missed it, you can watch the episode on the ITV hub here. The garden (below) featured our popular multi stem versions of Betula utilis jacquemontii ‘Snow Queen’ and Amelanchier lamarckii, along with a Mountain Ash tree. Lollipop trees stood smartly either side of a wooden gazebo housing... Read More

14/08/2019
Events, Fruit Trees & Bushes, Garden Design

National Allotments Week 2019

Our new arrival of fruit trees have tasty crops, but what sets them apart is the stunning colour of the fruits. As well as being suited to allotments and orchards, they’re attractive enough to be worthy of a place in your gardens, plus they’ll make your crops stand out against the plethora of allotment photos being shared as part of #NationalAllotmentsWeek on social media. Here are our favourite colourful fruit trees that have just landed on our website. Red Williams pears taste similar to the extremely popular ‘Williams Bon Chretien’,... Read More

02/10/2014
Cherry Blossom Trees, Company News, Events, Ornamental Trees

Shinto Tree Planting Ceremony

Shinto Tree Planting Ceremony Abbotsholme School 125 year Anniversary | October 1st 2014 Shinto – An ancient Japanese belief in the bond between man and nature. Shinto is about communicating with nature and giving thanks for the gifts that we receive, such as a glorious morning sunrise presenting us with a new day, or the beautiful blossoms that  adorn the branches of the Japanese Cherry tree in spring. The team at Ornamental Trees were lucky enough to be invited to a traditional Shinto tree planting ceremony at Abbotsholme School, Uttoxeter,... Read More

23/07/2014
Events

Summer days out for little green fingers

  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

25/06/2014
Events, Garden Design, Japanese Maples, Ornamental Trees

Get The Look – Love Your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh

The new series of Love Your Garden started last night on ITV and as always the show featured a remarkable family who greatly deserved a beautiful garden makeover. The first episode of the new series focused on the Chan Family, whose youngest daughter Amelie was born with Charge syndrome. Love Your Garden designed a wonderful haven for the Chan family consisting of a safe, no-slip decking area; large outdoor dining table and a garden building for Amelie to play in whilst her sisters enjoy the sun loungers in the adjacent... Read More

21/10/2013
Events, Fruit Trees & Bushes

Apple Day

In celebration of National Apple Day I’d like to shine the spotlight on our Dual Cordon Apple Trees. Dual Cordons are a fantastic way of growing your own Apples at home for you and your family to enjoy. Planting a Dual Cordon in your garden has many benefits. Firstly, they consist of two apple varieties on one tree so you reap the rewards of two different but equally delicious flavours; they are also ideal for planting in a small space or garden when there is only room for one tree... Read More

10/11/2010
Company News, Events, Fruit Trees & Bushes

Primary School Competition Winners

We had a fantastic response to our ‘Win A Mini Orchard For Your Primary School’ competition, with hundreds of entries selecting the 3 top poems was a daunting task but we narrowed it down and here they are! Apple An apple could be as big as a elephant or as small as a ant It could be as spotty as a dinosaur or as weak as a noodle. An apple could be as rough as a tire or as smooth as a piece of silk and last of all it’s... Read More

03/11/2010
Events, Fruit Trees & Bushes

Apple Tasting Success

Our apple tasting day was a real success with a great turn out and lots of interest in the different varieties available. Sue our accounts manager spent countless hours stewing apples which went down fantastically with everybody who joined us on the day. We kept a record of the most popular apples on the day and in no particular order, here they are; Greensleeves An excellent green dessert apple with crisp, tangy flesh. From Kent in 1966. Ashmeads Kernel A tasty apple with green/yellow, red flushed skin and crisp yellow flesh... Read More

10/09/2010
Company News, Events, Fruit Trees & Bushes

Win A Mini Orchard For Your Primary School

  Win a mini orchard for your primary school! Growing fruit trees is a great way to promote healthy eating and an understanding of where our food comes from. We think it’s important for children to learn about trees, how they grow and their environmental benefits; so we are running a competition in which 3 primary schools can win a mini orchard of 5 fruit trees. We’re asking for primary school children to send us a fruit tree poem. This poem can be about anything related to fruit trees, for... Read More

07/09/2010
Events, Fruit Trees & Bushes

Apple Tasting Day

On the 23rd October we’re welcoming you to join us for our apple tasting day. Here you will be able to taste lots of the varieties that we offer, dessert and culinary and see some of our ready trained fruit trees on display. There will also be lots of useful information available on everything from pollination to pruning and our knowledgeable staff will of course be on hand to answer any questions and offer advice. The day starts at 10am and finishes at 3pm when we’re all appled-out ! Best... Read More