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Transform your garden to a wildlife paradise

Friday, 17 January 2020 12:22:38 Europe/London

Create a sanctuary for local wildlife in your garden where creatures large and small can find shelter, protection and food.
Not sure where to start? We've got a few tips to help you design a wildlife paradise that will provide the delights of nature on your doorstep.

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Posted in Advice By Fiona Hughes

Willow and Poplar Varieties

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 14:46:25 Europe/London

Our hybrid Willow and Poplar trees have been produced by natural plant breeding techniques. The result has led to the propagation of our own selection of very vigorous clones that will grow approximately two meters per year - 6 to 8 feet.

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Posted in Information By Bowhayes

Soil Type and Preparation

Monday, 29 October 2018 14:45:10 Europe/London

<p>Experience shows that both the Willows and Poplars will grow in any soil type but will thrive best in a reasonably drained soil of pH 5 to 7.5 They will however cope with very wet and boggy conditions.</p>
<p>As with all planting, it is wise to remove all perenial weeds before planting, either by cultivation or by translocated herbicides. (Glyphosate which is sold as Roundup, Gallup, Tumbleweed and other names is very effective).</p>

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Posted in Information By Bowhayes