Plant of the Week ~ Plantago (Plantain)

This week we take a look at what many people may consider a weed, Plantago sp. (Plantain). Most 'weeds' have a use for humans and wildlife and play a key role in natures cycle. The word weed really just means an unwanted plant.

Plant of the Week ~ Crataegus monogyna (Common Hawthorn)

This week we take a look at the first tree in our 'plant of the week' blog - Hawthorn. Read this week's post to discover why this plant is so invaluable to humans and wildlife.

Pruning your stone fruit trees, how, why and when.

Pruning trees can be a complex art form, with each species of tree requiring different techniques, methods, environmental conditions and times of the year. Today we will be looking at when to prune stone fruit trees such as cherry trees, along with some problems which can occur as a result of pruning at the wrong time of … Continue reading Pruning your stone fruit trees, how, why and when.