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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. Loki

    An anniversary tree, Birthday tree, what should I choose.....

    :wallbanging::)Love Kansan, way to wide. Looking for other species...... @DianneW .....get what you mean
    :wallbanging::)Love Kansan, way to wide. Looking for other species...... @DianneW .....get what you mean
    :wallbanging::)Love Kansan, way to wide. Looking for other species...... @DianneW .....get what you mean
    :wallbanging::)Love Kansan, way to wide. Looking for other species...... @DianneW .....get what you mean
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  8. Smallzoo

    Best small tree

    Thanks to everyone so far. I am looking around all the mail order nurseries and local nurseries this weekend to see what sizes/prices I can get on the various trees mentioned...
    Thanks to everyone so far. I am looking around all the mail order nurseries and local nurseries this weekend to see what sizes/prices I can get on the various trees mentioned...
    Thanks to everyone so far. I am looking around all the mail order nurseries and local nurseries this weekend to see what sizes/prices I can get on the various trees mentioned...
    Thanks to everyone so far. I am looking around all the mail order nurseries and local nurseries this weekend to see what sizes/prices I can get on the various trees mentioned...
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  9. thriftybri

    young conifer trees

    Shame on you for even planting conifer trees. Unless you want to attract rabbits, then go ahead :biggrin:I prefer something more edible. Blueberries, Aronia or Amelanchier. And birds may (scratch that,...
    Shame on you for even planting conifer trees. Unless you want to attract rabbits, then go ahead :biggrin:I prefer something more edible. Blueberries, Aronia or Amelanchier. And birds may (scratch that, they WILL) eat your crops but they are a lot more fun to look at than some rabbits slowly felling...
    Shame on you for even planting conifer trees. Unless you want to attract rabbits, then go ahead :biggrin:I prefer something more edible. Blueberries, Aronia or Amelanchier. And birds may (scratch that, they WILL) eat your crops but they are a lot more...
    Shame on you for even planting conifer trees. Unless you want to attract rabbits, then go ahead :biggrin:I prefer something more edible. Blueberries, Aronia or Amelanchier. And birds may (scratch that,...
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  10. AlisonJ

    Eucalyptus Tree

    With it being a euc I'd have expected major regrowth by now. It seems to me like it's probably done for - maybe due to any number of reasons: too much foliage removal in one go; biotic infection;...
    With it being a euc I'd have expected major regrowth by now. It seems to me like it's probably done for - maybe due to any number of reasons: too much foliage removal in one go; biotic infection; sun-scorch / wind-scorch on new leaves; salty winds on new shoots (if by coastal you mean you live...
    With it being a euc I'd have expected major regrowth by now. It seems to me like it's probably done for - maybe due to any number of reasons: too much foliage removal in one go; biotic infection; sun-scorch / wind-scorch on new leaves; salty...
    With it being a euc I'd have expected major regrowth by now. It seems to me like it's probably done for - maybe due to any number of reasons: too much foliage removal in one go; biotic infection;...
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  11. Paul4321

    Feeding Laylandii

    Its been a while since creating a hedge, once, you have got to the height as last post, you can also shape by prunning, so as the individual trees grow, you can remove unwanted growth, I would...
    Its been a while since creating a hedge, once, you have got to the height as last post, you can also shape by prunning, so as the individual trees grow, you can remove unwanted growth, I would suggest for March, April, May, apply a high nitrogen feed twice monthly, to create more green growth,...
    Its been a while since creating a hedge, once, you have got to the height as last post, you can also shape by prunning, so as the individual trees grow, you can remove unwanted growth, I would suggest for March, April, May, apply a high nitrogen...
    Its been a while since creating a hedge, once, you have got to the height as last post, you can also shape by prunning, so as the individual trees grow, you can remove unwanted growth, I would...
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  12. fumanchu

    Is this tree safe?

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but that looks like a typical spruce tree? Their roots go massively deep, whereas pines keep roots on surface. In Nordic countries, during autumn storms if the ground has...
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but that looks like a typical spruce tree? Their roots go massively deep, whereas pines keep roots on surface. In Nordic countries, during autumn storms if the ground has not frozen at times these beasts come down. They just tip. Pines are more commonly falling,but...
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but that looks like a typical spruce tree? Their roots go massively deep, whereas pines keep roots on surface. In Nordic countries, during autumn storms if the ground has not frozen at times these beasts come down. They...
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but that looks like a typical spruce tree? Their roots go massively deep, whereas pines keep roots on surface. In Nordic countries, during autumn storms if the ground has...
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  13. weedaway

    Have You Done Any Air Layering

    I ordered some of mixed sizes. Must be honest. So often stuff from abroad often arrives faster than so called first class from within the UK. Also I have noticed that many Chineses traders have...
    I ordered some of mixed sizes. Must be honest. So often stuff from abroad often arrives faster than so called first class from within the UK. Also I have noticed that many Chineses traders have business premises in this country for instance, Hounslow.
    I ordered some of mixed sizes. Must be honest. So often stuff from abroad often arrives faster than so called first class from within the UK. Also I have noticed that many Chineses traders have business premises in this country for instance,...
    I ordered some of mixed sizes. Must be honest. So often stuff from abroad often arrives faster than so called first class from within the UK. Also I have noticed that many Chineses traders have...
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  14. Sienna's Blossom

    Help me decide between these two trees please :)

    That tree is over a hedge in private gardens. If if was accessible, I would have stripped it, for both jelly and cider.We normally make crab apple jelly, but mainly for Xmas gifts (too much...
    That tree is over a hedge in private gardens. If if was accessible, I would have stripped it, for both jelly and cider.We normally make crab apple jelly, but mainly for Xmas gifts (too much sugar content).Mrs Scrungee's crab apple jelly is normally very good, but this year looked like cloudy...
    That tree is over a hedge in private gardens. If if was accessible, I would have stripped it, for both jelly and cider.We normally make crab apple jelly, but mainly for Xmas gifts (too much sugar content).Mrs Scrungee's crab apple jelly is...
    That tree is over a hedge in private gardens. If if was accessible, I would have stripped it, for both jelly and cider.We normally make crab apple jelly, but mainly for Xmas gifts (too much...
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  15. dogsbody

    Acorns

    You may well see a root coming through the drainage holes soon, the shoot won't appear until next spring as Nigel says.
    You may well see a root coming through the drainage holes soon, the shoot won't appear until next spring as Nigel says.
    You may well see a root coming through the drainage holes soon, the shoot won't appear until next spring as Nigel says.
    You may well see a root coming through the drainage holes soon, the shoot won't appear until next spring as Nigel says.
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  16. AnnieH

    Magnolia

    Many thanks will investigate further for another possibility for a flowering tree. Much appreciated :)
    Many thanks will investigate further for another possibility for a flowering tree. Much appreciated :)
    Many thanks will investigate further for another possibility for a flowering tree. Much appreciated :)
    Many thanks will investigate further for another possibility for a flowering tree. Much appreciated :)
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  17. TomSparkes

    Planting 12 ft Wisteria

    I'm not surprised! Imagine leaving a tight tourniquet on someone's arm or leg for months.....
    I'm not surprised! Imagine leaving a tight tourniquet on someone's arm or leg for months.....
    I'm not surprised! Imagine leaving a tight tourniquet on someone's arm or leg for months.....
    I'm not surprised! Imagine leaving a tight tourniquet on someone's arm or leg for months.....
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  18. Laura21

    Planting a new Conifer tree to replace a felled one?

    Thank you so much for this. It helps a lot.Currently, due to the risks involved with taking out the stump, we are thinking of just leaving it there with all its roots, and planting a new tree...
    Thank you so much for this. It helps a lot.Currently, due to the risks involved with taking out the stump, we are thinking of just leaving it there with all its roots, and planting a new tree near it- does this seem like a good idea? If we left it to nature for the deceased roots to decompose...
    Thank you so much for this. It helps a lot.Currently, due to the risks involved with taking out the stump, we are thinking of just leaving it there with all its roots, and planting a new tree near it- does this seem like a good idea? If we left...
    Thank you so much for this. It helps a lot.Currently, due to the risks involved with taking out the stump, we are thinking of just leaving it there with all its roots, and planting a new tree...
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  19. The Wizard

    Damage to Apple Tree

    I agree with Pete the only thing i would add is remove the grass from the base of the tree ...you will be surprised how much water it takes up in the summer and nutrients
    I agree with Pete the only thing i would add is remove the grass from the base of the tree ...you will be surprised how much water it takes up in the summer and nutrients
    I agree with Pete the only thing i would add is remove the grass from the base of the tree ...you will be surprised how much water it takes up in the summer and nutrients
    I agree with Pete the only thing i would add is remove the grass from the base of the tree ...you will be surprised how much water it takes up in the summer and nutrients
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  20. Tabbee

    Pruning an overgrown pear tree

    Hi TabbeeThe FIRST thing you need to do before carrying out ANY pruning is to determine if the tree is TIP or SPUR bearing. This means does the fruit grow on the tips of the branches, or along...
    Hi TabbeeThe FIRST thing you need to do before carrying out ANY pruning is to determine if the tree is TIP or SPUR bearing. This means does the fruit grow on the tips of the branches, or along the branch length. Finding this out will determine HOW to correctly prune the tree. If it's tip...
    Hi TabbeeThe FIRST thing you need to do before carrying out ANY pruning is to determine if the tree is TIP or SPUR bearing. This means does the fruit grow on the tips of the branches, or along the branch length. Finding this out will determine...
    Hi TabbeeThe FIRST thing you need to do before carrying out ANY pruning is to determine if the tree is TIP or SPUR bearing. This means does the fruit grow on the tips of the branches, or along...
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  21. PhilC

    Trapycarpus seedlings struggling to stay alive

    No, don't repot now, its totally the wrong time of the year, dry them out a bit, although I think the one on the right is a gonna.
    No, don't repot now, its totally the wrong time of the year, dry them out a bit, although I think the one on the right is a gonna.
    No, don't repot now, its totally the wrong time of the year, dry them out a bit, although I think the one on the right is a gonna.
    No, don't repot now, its totally the wrong time of the year, dry them out a bit, although I think the one on the right is a gonna.
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  22. Mike Allen
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    Sweet Chestnut Trees

    Following on from, Wise Owl's recent walk in the woods. 30/10/2020. His photo of sweet chestnuts, prompted me to share some thoughts etc.As Wise Owl had in times past, worked in Greenwich Park,...
    Following on from, Wise Owl's recent walk in the woods. 30/10/2020. His photo of sweet chestnuts, prompted me to share some thoughts etc.As Wise Owl had in times past, worked in Greenwich Park, one of the Royal Parks. Myself having spent much of my time also in the park. I decided to share...
    Following on from, Wise Owl's recent walk in the woods. 30/10/2020. His photo of sweet chestnuts, prompted me to share some thoughts etc.As Wise Owl had in times past, worked in Greenwich Park, one of the Royal Parks. Myself having spent much...
    Following on from, Wise Owl's recent walk in the woods. 30/10/2020. His photo of sweet chestnuts, prompted me to share some thoughts etc.As Wise Owl had in times past, worked in Greenwich Park,...
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  23. Geoff Catterall
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  24. NessaJ70

    Best tree for privacy

    Good call, something different and attractive, but not that common, and maybe difficult to source, but generally pest and disease free, I would go for a mix of Pyracantha, evergreen, blossom in...
    Good call, something different and attractive, but not that common, and maybe difficult to source, but generally pest and disease free, I would go for a mix of Pyracantha, evergreen, blossom in spring, berries in winter, quick growing, easy to train, pollinator friendly, feeds the birds in...
    Good call, something different and attractive, but not that common, and maybe difficult to source, but generally pest and disease free, I would go for a mix of Pyracantha, evergreen, blossom in spring, berries in winter, quick growing, easy to...
    Good call, something different and attractive, but not that common, and maybe difficult to source, but generally pest and disease free, I would go for a mix of Pyracantha, evergreen, blossom in...
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  25. Steve Dowsing

    Staking new silver birch

    On my allotment plots, I left self sown Silver Birches to grow to about 2 or 3m high before coppicing for pea stick production, and they grew straight up without any need for support.Apples...
    On my allotment plots, I left self sown Silver Birches to grow to about 2 or 3m high before coppicing for pea stick production, and they grew straight up without any need for support.Apples planted prior to my occupation were bent over by the prevailing winds from the west, but all the bare...
    On my allotment plots, I left self sown Silver Birches to grow to about 2 or 3m high before coppicing for pea stick production, and they grew straight up without any need for support.Apples planted prior to my occupation were bent over by the...
    On my allotment plots, I left self sown Silver Birches to grow to about 2 or 3m high before coppicing for pea stick production, and they grew straight up without any need for support.Apples...
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  26. HalC

    Tree Condition Advice

    Just plain ol' sycamore. Acer pseudoplatanus.
    Just plain ol' sycamore. Acer pseudoplatanus.
    Just plain ol' sycamore. Acer pseudoplatanus.
    Just plain ol' sycamore. Acer pseudoplatanus.
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