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Leylandii: The Debated Hedgerow

Posted on: 11 Feb 2015

Leyland cypress, commonly referred to as leylandii, is a tree that is very common in the United Kingdom; there are  55 million leylandii in the country, and with a further 300,000 sold by vendors each year, that figure is on the rise. They are very popular for hedgerows, as their thick growth promotes privacy for […]

Invasive Species: Not Just Grey Squirrels

Posted on: 11 Feb 2015

Everyone in Britain, I’m sure, has heard of the displacement of native red squirrels due to the presence of the Eastern grey squirrels. Since being introduced to the United Kingdom, the greys have been responsible for the falling number of their red counterparts, largely due to holding a competitive advantage over them through increased fitness, […]

Sustainability, Going Green & the Business Within

Posted on: 10 Feb 2015

This week is “Go Green Week”, an initiative run by People & Planet, a university student-led movement which tries to improve lives all over the world using a number of methods; one of which is to protect the environment. So, with that in mind… The evidence highlighting the importance of climate change, global warming, and […]

2015 Garden Designs: The Next Designs to Have

Posted on: 10 Feb 2015

From crazy paving to decking. From vegetable gardens to ‘nightscaping’. The landscape (pardon the pun!) of garden trends are forever changing. The listed fads above are all unique in their own right, from the kooky, to the financially sound. But what’s the next step for your garden? Like anything creative, fashions and trends change with […]