Michelle shows the correct way to use a buckle tree tie It is important to correctly place tree ties. If they are not attached properly to the tree and the…

Crown lifting is valuable pruning technique anyone can try.  It simply involves removing the lower branches of a tree or shrub to raise the height of the canopy. There are…

Millions of ash trees are at risk of being wiped out by a deadly fungal disease. Ash dieback is a serious problem on the Continent, where it has been casing…

I blogged not so long ago about how my transplanted fruiting cherry tree looked liked it had survived the move. Well, last weekend, the first buds started to open, another…

I have run out of room in my garden to plant any more standard fruit trees, but after planting a step-over in AG 24/31 December issue I realised that I…

Moving with the times. Regular readers of Amateur Gardening will remember my article on transplanting trees (8th October 2011); well I thought you might like an update. I am delighted…

Don’t let summer heat stop you from planting out trees and shrubs, say Michelle Wheeler 1) When planting in grass, first strip off the turf, in a circle radiating out…