Tending Trees Part 2

I don't know exactly how many trees I've planted during the past four years.  Not counting a hundred and seventy beech-hedge saplings or five yew-hedge 'trees' or any of the 'shrubs' that will attain tree-like status (photinias and cotinus for example), I guess about forty.  During the same period, we've felled perhaps a dozen dead … Continue reading Tending Trees Part 2

Sussex Eucalypts

Were you to walk up the drive from The Priory you would, after a couple of hundred yards, come to an area of mown grass surrounded on three sides by a small wood.  In January 2009, I thought it would be a good idea to plant Eucalyptus gunnii here; three of them.  So I did. … Continue reading Sussex Eucalypts