2009 is set to be a big year for us with plans to begin planting an additional 35 hectares in the Spring. You can see the fabulous location in the attached pictures. As you can see the bracken has been dealt with so it will not grow in the Spring time and allow the trees, when planted, to flourish. It is this meticulous ground preparation that contributes to the fabulous 99% survival rate of our trees.
Written on February 25, 2009 at 08:41, by lesteebs
As all of our trees are native broadleaf varieties (such as oak, ash, willow, rowan and birch), they lose their leave during the winter and then begin to flourish again in the spring. Judging by the recent weather I bet they cannot wait for Spring!
The first stage when planting large numbers of trees is to get some mounding done. The mounding that you can see in the photographs will help suppress the bracken growth and enable the trees to take a proper hold. Continue reading →
Stage One of our woodland regeneration project is now underway with 4,000 trees scheduled to go into the ground over the course of the winter. Trees are best planted over the winter months from October through to March when they Continue Reading »