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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. cheapo

    Serious maintainance for a cherry and getting rid of driveway invaders

    Thanks for all the advice peeps. I wasn't intending to soak the ground/asphalt with vinegar, just maybe use it as a spray, I know that acetic acid occurs in nature and is basically organic, but is...
    Thanks for all the advice peeps. I wasn't intending to soak the ground/asphalt with vinegar, just maybe use it as a spray, I know that acetic acid occurs in nature and is basically organic, but is produced in bulk from other more toxic chemicals. Have I read somewhere about making a plasticine...
    Thanks for all the advice peeps. I wasn't intending to soak the ground/asphalt with vinegar, just maybe use it as a spray, I know that acetic acid occurs in nature and is basically organic, but is produced in bulk from other more toxic chemicals....
    Thanks for all the advice peeps. I wasn't intending to soak the ground/asphalt with vinegar, just maybe use it as a spray, I know that acetic acid occurs in nature and is basically organic, but is...
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  8. Jimcub

    My tree dusting

    I've noticed the same thing in my conifers when the doves and stoggies are in and out of them making nests.
    I've noticed the same thing in my conifers when the doves and stoggies are in and out of them making nests.
    I've noticed the same thing in my conifers when the doves and stoggies are in and out of them making nests.
    I've noticed the same thing in my conifers when the doves and stoggies are in and out of them making nests.
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  10. LauraRoslin

    Square Park - new trees offered. But what types?

    Planting Day is April 4th! :hapfeet:Now I've just got to get people to turn out and help. Will be highly embarrassing if it's just me.
    Planting Day is April 4th! :hapfeet:Now I've just got to get people to turn out and help. Will be highly embarrassing if it's just me.
    Planting Day is April 4th! :hapfeet:Now I've just got to get people to turn out and help. Will be highly embarrassing if it's just me.
    Planting Day is April 4th! :hapfeet:Now I've just got to get people to turn out and help. Will be highly embarrassing if it's just me.
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  11. The Tall One

    Inherited Sycamore. To be or not to be.

    Hi @The Tall One I agree with everyone else I would have it removed and the stump ground out as well if possible as they are not at all suited to smallgatdensvwhere they will dominate come...
    Hi @The Tall One I agree with everyone else I would have it removed and the stump ground out as well if possible as they are not at all suited to smallgatdensvwhere they will dominate come summer...Before you do that get in touch with the tree department in your local council.. Ask them to...
    Hi @The Tall One I agree with everyone else I would have it removed and the stump ground out as well if possible as they are not at all suited to smallgatdensvwhere they will dominate come summer...Before you do that get in touch with the tree...
    Hi @The Tall One I agree with everyone else I would have it removed and the stump ground out as well if possible as they are not at all suited to smallgatdensvwhere they will dominate come...
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  12. Phil A

    Ash Dieback

    Interesting info from the Tree Council but it applicable to "non-woodland trees". Most ash is growing in private woodlands. It will of course as you say look very different from the loss of...
    Interesting info from the Tree Council but it applicable to "non-woodland trees". Most ash is growing in private woodlands. It will of course as you say look very different from the loss of trees.I am worried about the Rookery in the ash wood I see from my house.
    Interesting info from the Tree Council but it applicable to "non-woodland trees". Most ash is growing in private woodlands. It will of course as you say look very different from the loss of trees.I am worried about the Rookery in the ash wood...
    Interesting info from the Tree Council but it applicable to "non-woodland trees". Most ash is growing in private woodlands. It will of course as you say look very different from the loss of...
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  13. eddybaby

    Too soon to prune?

    If you want the tree to give fruit, then about now is the correct time to prune. Its easy enough to tell the difference between the two kinds of buds.
    If you want the tree to give fruit, then about now is the correct time to prune. Its easy enough to tell the difference between the two kinds of buds.
    If you want the tree to give fruit, then about now is the correct time to prune. Its easy enough to tell the difference between the two kinds of buds.
    If you want the tree to give fruit, then about now is the correct time to prune. Its easy enough to tell the difference between the two kinds of buds.
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  14. tamino

    Potted fruit trees with heavily pruned roots?

    Better safe than sorry, so thought it best to check that by "weird stump resembling a knee joint" that you don't actually mean the joint where the tree has been grafted onto the rootstock, because...
    Better safe than sorry, so thought it best to check that by "weird stump resembling a knee joint" that you don't actually mean the joint where the tree has been grafted onto the rootstock, because if so, it's very important that joint is above ground after planting (otherwise you wont have an...
    Better safe than sorry, so thought it best to check that by "weird stump resembling a knee joint" that you don't actually mean the joint where the tree has been grafted onto the rootstock, because if so, it's very important that joint is above...
    Better safe than sorry, so thought it best to check that by "weird stump resembling a knee joint" that you don't actually mean the joint where the tree has been grafted onto the rootstock, because...
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  15. Markymark

    Can I prune this...and can I prune it now? :-)

    Thank you so much. If I cut the developing buds off now which are right at the ends of the branches, I take it the will just form lower down? I will definitely have a go at it this week and hope...
    Thank you so much. If I cut the developing buds off now which are right at the ends of the branches, I take it the will just form lower down? I will definitely have a go at it this week and hope for the best. I really want to avoid cutting it down. I'd miss it!!! Ha ha thanks once again.
    Thank you so much. If I cut the developing buds off now which are right at the ends of the branches, I take it the will just form lower down? I will definitely have a go at it this week and hope for the best. I really want to avoid cutting it...
    Thank you so much. If I cut the developing buds off now which are right at the ends of the branches, I take it the will just form lower down? I will definitely have a go at it this week and hope...
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  16. Zaria123

    Replacement Tree Question

    Leylandii are not particularly good for fires but if the wood is free then you can't complain. They don't give off a lot of heat for their size. Also, it's best not to have them on an open fire...
    Leylandii are not particularly good for fires but if the wood is free then you can't complain. They don't give off a lot of heat for their size. Also, it's best not to have them on an open fire as they spit - even if seasoned. They do have a nice smell. They're also a wood that can be a bit...
    Leylandii are not particularly good for fires but if the wood is free then you can't complain. They don't give off a lot of heat for their size. Also, it's best not to have them on an open fire as they spit - even if seasoned. They do have a...
    Leylandii are not particularly good for fires but if the wood is free then you can't complain. They don't give off a lot of heat for their size. Also, it's best not to have them on an open fire...
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  17. Aden Priest
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    Giant Redwoods - My story / growth from seed

    I grew a few years ago from seed gathered in my local park. I only kept one, and it was in a pot for many years, stunted, eventually I planted it out on my allotment, me being crazy,:biggrin: it has had...
    I grew a few years ago from seed gathered in my local park. I only kept one, and it was in a pot for many years, stunted, eventually I planted it out on my allotment, me being crazy,:biggrin: it has had the top taken out of it a couple of times, but it just forms a new leader and heads for the sky...
    I grew a few years ago from seed gathered in my local park. I only kept one, and it was in a pot for many years, stunted, eventually I planted it out on my allotment, me being crazy,:biggrin: it has had the top taken out of it a couple of times, but it...
    I grew a few years ago from seed gathered in my local park. I only kept one, and it was in a pot for many years, stunted, eventually I planted it out on my allotment, me being crazy,:biggrin: it has had...
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  18. MAJ

    Mature Comice Pear Tree Struggling

    Hello MAJ :) I am a great believer in mulching. I am currently mulching my own garden and apply it thickly and generously and this is what I would do in your case. A fertiliser would not...
    Hello MAJ :) I am a great believer in mulching. I am currently mulching my own garden and apply it thickly and generously and this is what I would do in your case. A fertiliser would not hurt....if you decide to do this I would use fish blood and bone and topped with a thick mulch. You could...
    Hello MAJ :) I am a great believer in mulching. I am currently mulching my own garden and apply it thickly and generously and this is what I would do in your case. A fertiliser would not hurt....if you decide to do this I would use fish blood and...
    Hello MAJ :) I am a great believer in mulching. I am currently mulching my own garden and apply it thickly and generously and this is what I would do in your case. A fertiliser would not...
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  19. Snorky85

    Granny Smiths

    @pete cheers I'll have a read when I've a few minutes ...
    @pete cheers I'll have a read when I've a few minutes ...
    @pete cheers I'll have a read when I've a few minutes ...
    @pete cheers I'll have a read when I've a few minutes ...
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  20. Phil James

    Dreaded Conifer Problem!

    If they touch at any point then they are a hedge. :blue thumb: It's being pedantic but the law copes with that.
    If they touch at any point then they are a hedge. :blue thumb: It's being pedantic but the law copes with that.
    If they touch at any point then they are a hedge. :blue thumb: It's being pedantic but the law copes with that.
    If they touch at any point then they are a hedge. :blue thumb: It's being pedantic but the law copes with that.
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  21. Phil A

    Which tree?

    I understand Martin-f has gone as well.
    I understand Martin-f has gone as well.
    I understand Martin-f has gone as well.
    I understand Martin-f has gone as well.
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  22. Snorky85

    Pleached trees....spacing

    Hi,I'm looking to purchase some pleaced portuguese laurel trees to provide some screening in the front garden. We walk down steps from our drive into the front garden and the wall height is...
    Hi,I'm looking to purchase some pleaced portuguese laurel trees to provide some screening in the front garden. We walk down steps from our drive into the front garden and the wall height is slightly above 1 meter and the wall length is 6m.I've found a pleached portguese laurel tree with a...
    Hi,I'm looking to purchase some pleaced portuguese laurel trees to provide some screening in the front garden. We walk down steps from our drive into the front garden and the wall height is slightly above 1 meter and the wall length is...
    Hi,I'm looking to purchase some pleaced portuguese laurel trees to provide some screening in the front garden. We walk down steps from our drive into the front garden and the wall height is...
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  23. Luke Underwood

    How can I help my cherry tree?

    I would just clear the site and start again.I had 2 cherry trees,needed pruned,left one to recover for 10 years and it just turned into an ugly big tree. Plenty cherry blossom but ugly when the...
    I would just clear the site and start again.I had 2 cherry trees,needed pruned,left one to recover for 10 years and it just turned into an ugly big tree. Plenty cherry blossom but ugly when the leaves dropped. One met the chainsaw last year. So much light in the garden again and that part of...
    I would just clear the site and start again.I had 2 cherry trees,needed pruned,left one to recover for 10 years and it just turned into an ugly big tree. Plenty cherry blossom but ugly when the leaves dropped. One met the chainsaw last year. So...
    I would just clear the site and start again.I had 2 cherry trees,needed pruned,left one to recover for 10 years and it just turned into an ugly big tree. Plenty cherry blossom but ugly when the...
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  24. hedgefog

    Is this Birch tree dead?

    Friends. I am so delighted when I read Q&A's relating to trees. Naturally gardening forums are a meeting place for those who simply love plants and flowers. Ooops! sorry veggie growers, but I...
    Friends. I am so delighted when I read Q&A's relating to trees. Naturally gardening forums are a meeting place for those who simply love plants and flowers. Ooops! sorry veggie growers, but I am sure we are all on track here. What would we do without our spuds, greens and salad crops. Oh...
    Friends. I am so delighted when I read Q&A's relating to trees. Naturally gardening forums are a meeting place for those who simply love plants and flowers. Ooops! sorry veggie growers, but I am sure we are all on track here. What would we...
    Friends. I am so delighted when I read Q&A's relating to trees. Naturally gardening forums are a meeting place for those who simply love plants and flowers. Ooops! sorry veggie growers, but I...
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  25. Amy Willshire

    Alder Tree

    Hi @Amy Willshire the old way of building ponds (large ones) was with puddled clay. But they need skill and scale. And an alder sucking out the moisture would cause the clay to crack and thus ruin...
    Hi @Amy Willshire the old way of building ponds (large ones) was with puddled clay. But they need skill and scale. And an alder sucking out the moisture would cause the clay to crack and thus ruin such a pond. I think Christopher Lloyd mentioned that his horse pond (originally for providing...
    Hi @Amy Willshire the old way of building ponds (large ones) was with puddled clay. But they need skill and scale. And an alder sucking out the moisture would cause the clay to crack and thus ruin such a pond. I think Christopher Lloyd mentioned...
    Hi @Amy Willshire the old way of building ponds (large ones) was with puddled clay. But they need skill and scale. And an alder sucking out the moisture would cause the clay to crack and thus ruin...
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  26. Gail_68

    Cordyline Australis and Flowering

    Hi @pete I hope your doing ok :thumbsup:...my cordylines are coming on smashing since you gave me great advice mate :)
    Hi @pete I hope your doing ok :thumbsup:...my cordylines are coming on smashing since you gave me great advice mate :)
    Hi @pete I hope your doing ok :thumbsup:...my cordylines are coming on smashing since you gave me great advice mate :)
    Hi @pete I hope your doing ok :thumbsup:...my cordylines are coming on smashing since you gave me great advice mate :)
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