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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. LizPond

    Prunus cerasifera "Nigra"dead?

    Really useful to know - thanks Victoria.
    Really useful to know - thanks Victoria.
    Really useful to know - thanks Victoria.
    Really useful to know - thanks Victoria.
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  8. Paragon1234

    Topiary Cube dying

    Most of the time i dont cut back the stems, just removed the fallen leaves and shake the plant to get the others off too,then binned. The seaweed really seems to help them out. I dont prune when...
    Most of the time i dont cut back the stems, just removed the fallen leaves and shake the plant to get the others off too,then binned. The seaweed really seems to help them out. I dont prune when humid or damp and only shape them in October now because the blight is still in the plant but under...
    Most of the time i dont cut back the stems, just removed the fallen leaves and shake the plant to get the others off too,then binned. The seaweed really seems to help them out. I dont prune when humid or damp and only shape them in October now...
    Most of the time i dont cut back the stems, just removed the fallen leaves and shake the plant to get the others off too,then binned. The seaweed really seems to help them out. I dont prune when...
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  9. Sophocles

    What to do with these conifers

    I don't think your trees are as big as ours were. We had 22 of them removed six years ago and to take it all away and stump grind the trees cost us £900. :rolleyespink:Your trees look a lot smaller so it's...
    I don't think your trees are as big as ours were. We had 22 of them removed six years ago and to take it all away and stump grind the trees cost us £900. :rolleyespink:Your trees look a lot smaller so it's possible you may be able to do the job yourself and, if not, it should not be as expensive - inflated...
    I don't think your trees are as big as ours were. We had 22 of them removed six years ago and to take it all away and stump grind the trees cost us £900. :rolleyespink:Your trees look a lot smaller so it's possible you may be able to do the job yourself...
    I don't think your trees are as big as ours were. We had 22 of them removed six years ago and to take it all away and stump grind the trees cost us £900. :rolleyespink:Your trees look a lot smaller so it's...
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  10. Howard

    Starting off trees from seed/nut

    If you want some English hazelnut /English walnut trees I can send you some of each .from time to time I find little trees in the garden that the jays and squirrels have planted.
    If you want some English hazelnut /English walnut trees I can send you some of each .from time to time I find little trees in the garden that the jays and squirrels have planted.
    If you want some English hazelnut /English walnut trees I can send you some of each .from time to time I find little trees in the garden that the jays and squirrels have planted.
    If you want some English hazelnut /English walnut trees I can send you some of each .from time to time I find little trees in the garden that the jays and squirrels have planted.
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  11. weedaway

    Have You Done Any Air Layering

    I have had a go of air layering with my new ball propagators, its so much easier than trying to do it with an empty cotton bud box,I found the bark on my Red Maple very thin, I wondered if it...
    I have had a go of air layering with my new ball propagators, its so much easier than trying to do it with an empty cotton bud box,I found the bark on my Red Maple very thin, I wondered if it might have been caused from being completely covered with brambles before I cleared it away.I...
    I have had a go of air layering with my new ball propagators, its so much easier than trying to do it with an empty cotton bud box,I found the bark on my Red Maple very thin, I wondered if it might have been caused from being completely covered...
    I have had a go of air layering with my new ball propagators, its so much easier than trying to do it with an empty cotton bud box,I found the bark on my Red Maple very thin, I wondered if it...
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  12. Knows nothing

    Are Rowan trees suitable for growing in pots?

    Concerning plants in containers, a few basic points to consider. Watering, feeding,positioning the container, protecting the container from possible freezing or baking. Also perhaps the need to...
    Concerning plants in containers, a few basic points to consider. Watering, feeding,positioning the container, protecting the container from possible freezing or baking. Also perhaps the need to rotate the container allowing ample light etc all around. With taller subjects, consider perhaps the...
    Concerning plants in containers, a few basic points to consider. Watering, feeding,positioning the container, protecting the container from possible freezing or baking. Also perhaps the need to rotate the container allowing ample light etc all...
    Concerning plants in containers, a few basic points to consider. Watering, feeding,positioning the container, protecting the container from possible freezing or baking. Also perhaps the need to...
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  13. ateepstera

    Tree pleaching / getting hornbeam to hold leaves over winter?

    Welcome ateepstera. :) I replied to your post on another forum we are both members of. Sorry, but I can't mention it's name here.
    Welcome ateepstera. :) I replied to your post on another forum we are both members of. Sorry, but I can't mention it's name here.
    Welcome ateepstera. :) I replied to your post on another forum we are both members of. Sorry, but I can't mention it's name here.
    Welcome ateepstera. :) I replied to your post on another forum we are both members of. Sorry, but I can't mention it's name here.
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  14. MrsRake

    Rowan maintenance - any advice?

    Hi @MrsRake I would trim them off neatly - I did the same to raise the crown of an acer in my previous garden - made it less shrubby and more tree-y. Just be careful about doing it nicely - I...
    Hi @MrsRake I would trim them off neatly - I did the same to raise the crown of an acer in my previous garden - made it less shrubby and more tree-y. Just be careful about doing it nicely - I understand they don't recommend treating the cut ends any more, just leaving them to seal themselves.
    Hi @MrsRake I would trim them off neatly - I did the same to raise the crown of an acer in my previous garden - made it less shrubby and more tree-y. Just be careful about doing it nicely - I understand they don't recommend treating the cut ends...
    Hi @MrsRake I would trim them off neatly - I did the same to raise the crown of an acer in my previous garden - made it less shrubby and more tree-y. Just be careful about doing it nicely - I...
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  15. cinnamon:g

    Growing a Walnut Tree in a small space

    Squirrels wander in quite a big area They can store food in cheek pouches which makes it easier for them to move nuts etc. around.
    Squirrels wander in quite a big area They can store food in cheek pouches which makes it easier for them to move nuts etc. around.
    Squirrels wander in quite a big area They can store food in cheek pouches which makes it easier for them to move nuts etc. around.
    Squirrels wander in quite a big area They can store food in cheek pouches which makes it easier for them to move nuts etc. around.
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  16. Sandy Ground

    Whats the correct gardening term?

    So I nipped next door and shaped their privet into this, just need to make the window on my side of the hedge when I get out of jail ...
    So I nipped next door and shaped their privet into this, just need to make the window on my side of the hedge when I get out of jail ...
    So I nipped next door and shaped their privet into this, just need to make the window on my side of the hedge when I get out of jail ...
    So I nipped next door and shaped their privet into this, just need to make the window on my side of the hedge when I get out of jail ...
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  17. martin123321

    Biggest, tallest, fastest growing evergreen trees

    I would hold off planting until spring and prepare the site over the autumn/winter period. Dig the manure in and clear away as much of the ivy as possible. If you want to use irrigation for the...
    I would hold off planting until spring and prepare the site over the autumn/winter period. Dig the manure in and clear away as much of the ivy as possible. If you want to use irrigation for the young trees install that. How big is your bag of manure and how many trees are you thinking of? As...
    I would hold off planting until spring and prepare the site over the autumn/winter period. Dig the manure in and clear away as much of the ivy as possible. If you want to use irrigation for the young trees install that. How big is your bag of...
    I would hold off planting until spring and prepare the site over the autumn/winter period. Dig the manure in and clear away as much of the ivy as possible. If you want to use irrigation for the...
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  18. Scudo

    Trimming 2 x apples trees

    I have 2 apple trees, as the apples are used for cooking I am not too concerned about the quality. What I would like to do though is keep them at a manageable size around maybe 8 feet tall and say...
    I have 2 apple trees, as the apples are used for cooking I am not too concerned about the quality. What I would like to do though is keep them at a manageable size around maybe 8 feet tall and say around 6 feet width. I realise this is not the time of year to do it so will wait til later in the...
    I have 2 apple trees, as the apples are used for cooking I am not too concerned about the quality. What I would like to do though is keep them at a manageable size around maybe 8 feet tall and say around 6 feet width. I realise this is not the...
    I have 2 apple trees, as the apples are used for cooking I am not too concerned about the quality. What I would like to do though is keep them at a manageable size around maybe 8 feet tall and say...
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  19. Texas Pete

    What is this, and how big will it get?

    I remember my mum buying a 'rockery' conifer many years ago. It was cute and well shaped. When it reached 30 odd feet tall i had to take it out cos she couldn't see her garden gnomes... True...
    I remember my mum buying a 'rockery' conifer many years ago. It was cute and well shaped. When it reached 30 odd feet tall i had to take it out cos she couldn't see her garden gnomes... True story, honest.
    I remember my mum buying a 'rockery' conifer many years ago. It was cute and well shaped. When it reached 30 odd feet tall i had to take it out cos she couldn't see her garden gnomes... True story, honest.
    I remember my mum buying a 'rockery' conifer many years ago. It was cute and well shaped. When it reached 30 odd feet tall i had to take it out cos she couldn't see her garden gnomes... True...
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  20. 2nd_bassoon

    How to prune this greengage tree?

    The tree has a nicely developed trunk and it'll look quite handsome with careful pruning. I'd agree that now is a good time to do it. As Mike says.. new shoots will soon grow next Spring so I'd...
    The tree has a nicely developed trunk and it'll look quite handsome with careful pruning. I'd agree that now is a good time to do it. As Mike says.. new shoots will soon grow next Spring so I'd take a bold approach. Greengage is underrated, and not over planted, i absolutely love the fruit.
    The tree has a nicely developed trunk and it'll look quite handsome with careful pruning. I'd agree that now is a good time to do it. As Mike says.. new shoots will soon grow next Spring so I'd take a bold approach. Greengage is underrated, and...
    The tree has a nicely developed trunk and it'll look quite handsome with careful pruning. I'd agree that now is a good time to do it. As Mike says.. new shoots will soon grow next Spring so I'd...
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  21. James S

    Question about Damage to Bay Tree Leaves

    The edge on that looks brown, which suggests it been like it a while. It also appears to be an older leaf, most insects would go fopr new growth I'm thinking.
    The edge on that looks brown, which suggests it been like it a while. It also appears to be an older leaf, most insects would go fopr new growth I'm thinking.
    The edge on that looks brown, which suggests it been like it a while. It also appears to be an older leaf, most insects would go fopr new growth I'm thinking.
    The edge on that looks brown, which suggests it been like it a while. It also appears to be an older leaf, most insects would go fopr new growth I'm thinking.
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  22. Jonolas Greenleaf

    Pruning new branches low down on Robinia

    Ok thanks for your help.
    Ok thanks for your help.
    Ok thanks for your help.
    Ok thanks for your help.
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  23. ThePlantAssassin

    Small apple removal???

    Normally the small ones that fall off are never going to ripen. I see you are supporting some branches, that is probably all you can do at the moment. It is a bit leggy and appears to not have...
    Normally the small ones that fall off are never going to ripen. I see you are supporting some branches, that is probably all you can do at the moment. It is a bit leggy and appears to not have many leaves. Shape needs some attention as well, I think you can only sort that out over two or...
    Normally the small ones that fall off are never going to ripen. I see you are supporting some branches, that is probably all you can do at the moment. It is a bit leggy and appears to not have many leaves. Shape needs some attention as well, I...
    Normally the small ones that fall off are never going to ripen. I see you are supporting some branches, that is probably all you can do at the moment. It is a bit leggy and appears to not have...
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  24. SimonRomaine

    Quercus x turneri - size reduction

    Always difficult decisions, but it is a big un eventually.
    Always difficult decisions, but it is a big un eventually.
    Always difficult decisions, but it is a big un eventually.
    Always difficult decisions, but it is a big un eventually.
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  25. wls09

    Can anyone help me germinate Cassia seeds?

    Hey all, just a little update! Both sets of seeds have now germinated (they started to germinate about a week ago) and are looking quite healthy. Thanks for the help! :)
    Hey all, just a little update! Both sets of seeds have now germinated (they started to germinate about a week ago) and are looking quite healthy. Thanks for the help! :)
    Hey all, just a little update! Both sets of seeds have now germinated (they started to germinate about a week ago) and are looking quite healthy. Thanks for the help! :)
    Hey all, just a little update! Both sets of seeds have now germinated (they started to germinate about a week ago) and are looking quite healthy. Thanks for the help! :)
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  26. Emily Jones

    Needs revival

    Prune at your peril:biggrin: Pruning will produce lots of leafy growth next year. Leave well alone and you should get more blossom/ fruit.
    Prune at your peril:biggrin: Pruning will produce lots of leafy growth next year. Leave well alone and you should get more blossom/ fruit.
    Prune at your peril:biggrin: Pruning will produce lots of leafy growth next year. Leave well alone and you should get more blossom/ fruit.
    Prune at your peril:biggrin: Pruning will produce lots of leafy growth next year. Leave well alone and you should get more blossom/ fruit.
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