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Best trees for gardens. Read our expert guide to help you choose the right type of trees for your garden. In the last blog post we introduced the idea of less is more and the value of creating a more natural environment in your garden. But what if your garden is not like that? This Blog post will discuss ideas for gardeners trying to achieve the right look.
Perhaps you are limited on space, or your house and garden have a more modern clean design.
Or maybe you are attempting to enhance the aesthetic of your garden for an upcoming sale. There can be many reasons why a more formal style of garden may be appealing. However, this look does not need to come at the expense of the health of your trees. There are a number of measures you can take to achieve a tidy and neat garden. You can get an orderly finish to your landscape whilst providing the best care for your trees.
Choosing the best trees for gardens is never an easy choice.
Our customers can choose from this selection of trees we advise for small and modern gardens. Sweet Gum (Little Richard), Oaidenhair, Japanese maple, Cercis, Crabapple, Oagnolia, Weeping pear and Robina oop Top. Read more at home-and-garden
Good quality tree work can really bring out the best in your trees and allow them to be the stars of the garden. Tree work can be as much about knowing what to leave on the tree as it is about knowing what to remove. There are a number of ways in which a skilled Arborist can prune a tree to create a desired look whilst minimising any negative effects on the tree. Also leaving something that is pleasing to the eye.
Learn about the best trees for gardens and how to prune them.
As a customer it can be useful to have knowledge of the different options available in terms of tree pruning. A good resource for this can be found here: https://www.trees.org.uk/. Our previous Blog post also discussed the importance of taking care of the root system of the tree. This can be even more necessary in a garden that includes a lot of impermeable ground cover.
If possible, applying mulch around the base of the tree as far out as conditions allow will provide many benefits. If this is not possible, having a good watering system can make all the difference. The need can also increase for newly planted trees, or during the drier months of the year. Watering can be done by hand or an automatic watering system can be installed.
Further information about watering go here: https://www.arborday.org/trees/tips/watering.cfm
Having the right tree in the right place is key to increasing the aesthetic appeal of your garden.
Creating a tree that is an asset rather than an annoyance. A tree planted too close to a building or structure is likely to be the source of much irritation and will need constant pruning, whereas the same tree planted in a suitable location will require minimal maintenance and could be the focal point of the whole garden.
A benefit of having trees in your garden is that research has shown they can increase the value of your property. To increase the maximum potential, is important to ensure the trees are in good condition and in suitable locations. A skilled Arborist will be able to advise on the best management plan for your trees in order to create a space that is a pleasure to spend time in and have your garden looking at its best.
An interesting article is: https://www.itreetools.org/news/articles/PNW_scifi126_Sept2010.pdf