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  2. Marley Farley
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    THE IMPORTANCE OF TREE ECOSYSTEMS..

    Importance and Value of TreesSince the beginning, trees have furnished us with two of life’s essentials, food and oxygen. As we evolved, they provided additional necessities such as shelter,...
    Importance and Value of TreesSince the beginning, trees have furnished us with two of life’s essentials, food and oxygen. As we evolved, they provided additional necessities such as shelter, medicine, and tools. Today, their value continues to increase and more benefits of trees are being...
    Importance and Value of TreesSince the beginning, trees have furnished us with two of life’s essentials, food and oxygen. As we evolved, they provided additional necessities such as shelter, medicine, and tools. Today, their value continues to...
    Importance and Value of TreesSince the beginning, trees have furnished us with two of life’s essentials, food and oxygen. As we evolved, they provided additional necessities such as shelter,...
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  3. Marley Farley
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    THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER PRUNING OF TREES..

    The Importance Of The Proper Pruning Of Trees' by Harmony ArboricultureHow and why pruning should be carried out correctlyA tree will self-prune (shed limbs) Trees are self-optimising...
    The Importance Of The Proper Pruning Of Trees' by Harmony ArboricultureHow and why pruning should be carried out correctlyA tree will self-prune (shed limbs) Trees are self-optimising organisms that will try to conserve energy and expend as little as required in order to grow and produce...
    The Importance Of The Proper Pruning Of Trees' by Harmony ArboricultureHow and why pruning should be carried out correctlyA tree will self-prune (shed limbs) Trees are self-optimising organisms that will try to conserve energy and expend as...
    The Importance Of The Proper Pruning Of Trees' by Harmony ArboricultureHow and why pruning should be carried out correctlyA tree will self-prune (shed limbs) Trees are self-optimising...
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  4. Marley Farley
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    THE IMPORTANCE OF TREE ROOTS..

    The Importance Of Tree RootsWhy care should be taken below ground as well as above.Tree roots are often overlooked and misunderstood. Because their nature is to remain underground they are...
    The Importance Of Tree RootsWhy care should be taken below ground as well as above.Tree roots are often overlooked and misunderstood. Because their nature is to remain underground they are sometimes ignored and thought of as being unimportant to the vitality and health of the tree. Also,...
    The Importance Of Tree RootsWhy care should be taken below ground as well as above.Tree roots are often overlooked and misunderstood. Because their nature is to remain underground they are sometimes ignored and thought of as being unimportant...
    The Importance Of Tree RootsWhy care should be taken below ground as well as above.Tree roots are often overlooked and misunderstood. Because their nature is to remain underground they are...
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  5. Marley Farley
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    TREE HEALTH DIAGNOSIS - A SELF HELP GUIDE..

    Unfortunately trees can be hard things to understand and simply saying, "the leaves are brown and falling off" could relate to a whole host of problems. So I thought what may help is a checklist...
    Unfortunately trees can be hard things to understand and simply saying, "the leaves are brown and falling off" could relate to a whole host of problems. So I thought what may help is a checklist of things to go through to provide readers with as much detail as possible to help in diagnosing any...
    Unfortunately trees can be hard things to understand and simply saying, "the leaves are brown and falling off" could relate to a whole host of problems. So I thought what may help is a checklist of things to go through to provide readers with as...
    Unfortunately trees can be hard things to understand and simply saying, "the leaves are brown and falling off" could relate to a whole host of problems. So I thought what may help is a checklist...
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  7. Clare G

    Nice BBC story about caring for Turner's Oak in Kew Gardens

    This story popped up on my BBC homepage this morning and I thought others of you might enjoy it too - Tony Kirkham the chief arboriculturalist at Kew talking about how this venerable oak got...
    This story popped up on my BBC homepage this morning and I thought others of you might enjoy it too - Tony Kirkham the chief arboriculturalist at Kew talking about how this venerable oak got lifted out of the ground by the Great Storm of 1987, but went on to thrive and indeed revolutionise the...
    This story popped up on my BBC homepage this morning and I thought others of you might enjoy it too - Tony Kirkham the chief arboriculturalist at Kew talking about how this venerable oak got lifted out of the ground by the Great Storm of 1987,...
    This story popped up on my BBC homepage this morning and I thought others of you might enjoy it too - Tony Kirkham the chief arboriculturalist at Kew talking about how this venerable oak got...
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  8. Heffalump

    Poplars and firs.

    Yes, they really are a bit of an eyesore. I have a feeling they'll be expensive to have taken down too .
    Yes, they really are a bit of an eyesore. I have a feeling they'll be expensive to have taken down too .
    Yes, they really are a bit of an eyesore. I have a feeling they'll be expensive to have taken down too .
    Yes, they really are a bit of an eyesore. I have a feeling they'll be expensive to have taken down too .
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  9. Floyd

    Cherry blossom - builder have wrecked it - advice please

    thank you all.Like most, I really try to avoid chopping trees but I think I might remove this one given the circumstances. I just wanted to check (with those that know) that it wasn't some kind...
    thank you all.Like most, I really try to avoid chopping trees but I think I might remove this one given the circumstances. I just wanted to check (with those that know) that it wasn't some kind of 'rare' or ancient tree... it doesn't produce fruit either...
    thank you all.Like most, I really try to avoid chopping trees but I think I might remove this one given the circumstances. I just wanted to check (with those that know) that it wasn't some kind of 'rare' or ancient tree... it doesn't produce...
    thank you all.Like most, I really try to avoid chopping trees but I think I might remove this one given the circumstances. I just wanted to check (with those that know) that it wasn't some kind...
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  10. Upsydaisy

    Can anyone advise please.

    My previous post was something of a quickie.I have some recollections of a type of scale insect that can attack beech trees. Then also a fairly common attack, if it can be called that of...
    My previous post was something of a quickie.I have some recollections of a type of scale insect that can attack beech trees. Then also a fairly common attack, if it can be called that of lichen. Usually we picture a growth-like invader of forest trees. Lichen being among the simpler forms...
    My previous post was something of a quickie.I have some recollections of a type of scale insect that can attack beech trees. Then also a fairly common attack, if it can be called that of lichen. Usually we picture a growth-like invader of...
    My previous post was something of a quickie.I have some recollections of a type of scale insect that can attack beech trees. Then also a fairly common attack, if it can be called that of...
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  11. Tmuk

    Badly pruned apple tree

    No call for apologies etc. We comment upon what we have experienced. Best wishes.
    No call for apologies etc. We comment upon what we have experienced. Best wishes.
    No call for apologies etc. We comment upon what we have experienced. Best wishes.
    No call for apologies etc. We comment upon what we have experienced. Best wishes.
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  12. Oldcodger

    Did I just dodge a cowboy's bullet?

    1. Another good reason to use my decorating tower to support the branch while cutting it. See my 2nd reply before this reply.2. Yeah, I was a bit worried this year as my willow didn't stop...
    1. Another good reason to use my decorating tower to support the branch while cutting it. See my 2nd reply before this reply.2. Yeah, I was a bit worried this year as my willow didn't stop shedding twigs until July, and I was filling my green bin every 2 weeks, so much so that I was...
    1. Another good reason to use my decorating tower to support the branch while cutting it. See my 2nd reply before this reply.2. Yeah, I was a bit worried this year as my willow didn't stop shedding twigs until July, and I was filling my...
    1. Another good reason to use my decorating tower to support the branch while cutting it. See my 2nd reply before this reply.2. Yeah, I was a bit worried this year as my willow didn't stop...
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  13. Palustris

    Laburnum thought

    I have just checked the internet. Laburnum anagyroides, laburnum - THE POISON GARDEN website Provides some interesting and valuable information.
    I have just checked the internet. Laburnum anagyroides, laburnum - THE POISON GARDEN website Provides some interesting and valuable information.
    I have just checked the internet. Laburnum anagyroides, laburnum - THE POISON GARDEN website Provides some interesting and valuable information.
    I have just checked the internet. Laburnum anagyroides, laburnum - THE POISON GARDEN website Provides some interesting and valuable information.
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  14. Fat Controller

    Need a new fruit tree

    Cherries, although nice, can be difficult to get to pick the fruit. Unless you're prepared to cover them the birds will eat them before they have ripened.
    Cherries, although nice, can be difficult to get to pick the fruit. Unless you're prepared to cover them the birds will eat them before they have ripened.
    Cherries, although nice, can be difficult to get to pick the fruit. Unless you're prepared to cover them the birds will eat them before they have ripened.
    Cherries, although nice, can be difficult to get to pick the fruit. Unless you're prepared to cover them the birds will eat them before they have ripened.
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  15. Nikayla

    Poorly Curry Leaf Trees

    Hello mint, as that thread was back in 2012, perhaps the OP is no longer around? I have a friend locally who grows lots of Murraya koenigii so if you like, I'll ask her if she's got some fresh,...
    Hello mint, as that thread was back in 2012, perhaps the OP is no longer around? I have a friend locally who grows lots of Murraya koenigii so if you like, I'll ask her if she's got some fresh, viable seed to spare. Watch this space!
    Hello mint, as that thread was back in 2012, perhaps the OP is no longer around? I have a friend locally who grows lots of Murraya koenigii so if you like, I'll ask her if she's got some fresh, viable seed to spare. Watch this space!
    Hello mint, as that thread was back in 2012, perhaps the OP is no longer around? I have a friend locally who grows lots of Murraya koenigii so if you like, I'll ask her if she's got some fresh,...
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  16. hoofy

    Is my grafted cherry growing right?

    It even appears to be making roots from slightly above the graft and at the base of the sucker..
    It even appears to be making roots from slightly above the graft and at the base of the sucker..
    It even appears to be making roots from slightly above the graft and at the base of the sucker..
    It even appears to be making roots from slightly above the graft and at the base of the sucker..
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  17. Anthonyd70

    Watering newly planted trees

    @pete "Paul's Scarlet" is a decorative hawthorn, "Royal Empress" appears to be a Paulownia tomentosa. @Anthonyd70 I agree with Mike and Pete I wouldn't think of watering until I saw signs of...
    @pete "Paul's Scarlet" is a decorative hawthorn, "Royal Empress" appears to be a Paulownia tomentosa. @Anthonyd70 I agree with Mike and Pete I wouldn't think of watering until I saw signs of growth next spring. Even then I would only water if it was very dry already.
    @pete "Paul's Scarlet" is a decorative hawthorn, "Royal Empress" appears to be a Paulownia tomentosa. @Anthonyd70 I agree with Mike and Pete I wouldn't think of watering until I saw signs of growth next spring. Even then I would only water if it...
    @pete "Paul's Scarlet" is a decorative hawthorn, "Royal Empress" appears to be a Paulownia tomentosa. @Anthonyd70 I agree with Mike and Pete I wouldn't think of watering until I saw signs of...
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  18. Fat Controller

    Plum tree pruning and maintenance

    You could try 'grease bands' FC..The female coddling moth can't fly so climb up the trunk to lay their eggs...causing the maggotty little critters. As Shiney says too late to prune now but the...
    You could try 'grease bands' FC..The female coddling moth can't fly so climb up the trunk to lay their eggs...causing the maggotty little critters. As Shiney says too late to prune now but the only other thing I can suggest is get rid of any fallen fruit and stones from off the tree.:blue thumb:
    You could try 'grease bands' FC..The female coddling moth can't fly so climb up the trunk to lay their eggs...causing the maggotty little critters. As Shiney says too late to prune now but the only other thing I can suggest is get rid of any...
    You could try 'grease bands' FC..The female coddling moth can't fly so climb up the trunk to lay their eggs...causing the maggotty little critters. As Shiney says too late to prune now but the...
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  19. Slinky

    Wollemi Pine

    Well youre a cheerful one arent you.
    Well youre a cheerful one arent you.
    Well youre a cheerful one arent you.
    Well youre a cheerful one arent you.
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  21. Voobwm

    When to top a new leylandii hedge tree

    Although a lot of people cut back in the Autumn the conservationists (and Which? Gardening this month) say you should not prune hedges until the new year. This not for the good of the hedge but...
    Although a lot of people cut back in the Autumn the conservationists (and Which? Gardening this month) say you should not prune hedges until the new year. This not for the good of the hedge but for the insects that live in them as it helps the birds with winter feed.
    Although a lot of people cut back in the Autumn the conservationists (and Which? Gardening this month) say you should not prune hedges until the new year. This not for the good of the hedge but for the insects that live in them as it helps the...
    Although a lot of people cut back in the Autumn the conservationists (and Which? Gardening this month) say you should not prune hedges until the new year. This not for the good of the hedge but...
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  22. Holy Moley

    Pruning a magnolia grandiflora

    I have a few mags. also tree hydrangea I prune. My method is------first I go inside the tree, I look for branches that are going straight up to the heavens, those I cut off. Then I look for...
    I have a few mags. also tree hydrangea I prune. My method is------first I go inside the tree, I look for branches that are going straight up to the heavens, those I cut off. Then I look for what limbs are rubbing against each other, that will cause harm to the outer bark on one of them. I...
    I have a few mags. also tree hydrangea I prune. My method is------first I go inside the tree, I look for branches that are going straight up to the heavens, those I cut off. Then I look for what limbs are rubbing against each other, that...
    I have a few mags. also tree hydrangea I prune. My method is------first I go inside the tree, I look for branches that are going straight up to the heavens, those I cut off. Then I look for...
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  23. Jack Sparrow

    Sorbus

    Hi @Steve Canham . The tree is as thick as the cane. I'm more than happy to take the cane away. I have a Salix flamingo that is roughly the same size and looks after itself quite nicely.The wind...
    Hi @Steve Canham . The tree is as thick as the cane. I'm more than happy to take the cane away. I have a Salix flamingo that is roughly the same size and looks after itself quite nicely.The wind here is a problem. That's one of the reasons I've tucked the sorbus in behind the bin store....
    Hi @Steve Canham . The tree is as thick as the cane. I'm more than happy to take the cane away. I have a Salix flamingo that is roughly the same size and looks after itself quite nicely.The wind here is a problem. That's one of the reasons...
    Hi @Steve Canham . The tree is as thick as the cane. I'm more than happy to take the cane away. I have a Salix flamingo that is roughly the same size and looks after itself quite nicely.The wind...
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  24. Zaria123

    Tree Suggestions

    Shrubby honeysuckle (lonicera nitida). It's a classic hedging plant, looks a bit tidier than box or privet IMO, and whilst the flowers are tiny they do smell nice.
    Shrubby honeysuckle (lonicera nitida). It's a classic hedging plant, looks a bit tidier than box or privet IMO, and whilst the flowers are tiny they do smell nice.
    Shrubby honeysuckle (lonicera nitida). It's a classic hedging plant, looks a bit tidier than box or privet IMO, and whilst the flowers are tiny they do smell nice.
    Shrubby honeysuckle (lonicera nitida). It's a classic hedging plant, looks a bit tidier than box or privet IMO, and whilst the flowers are tiny they do smell nice.
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  25. shiney

    What Is This Tree?

    Thanks everyone :blue thumb:
    Thanks everyone :blue thumb:
    Thanks everyone :blue thumb:
    Thanks everyone :blue thumb:
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  26. Soys

    Anyone able to graft pear trees !?

    Thanks for the advice , im going to give it a try ! Hopefully i dont fail again lol
    Thanks for the advice , im going to give it a try ! Hopefully i dont fail again lol
    Thanks for the advice , im going to give it a try ! Hopefully i dont fail again lol
    Thanks for the advice , im going to give it a try ! Hopefully i dont fail again lol
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