Hints and tips for maintaining healthy trees and hedges.
When a tree has outgrown its space, it is important to keep it in shape and reduce its size. This can be hard work, but can be essential to keep the look of your garden as smart as possible. If your tree is likely to overhang into your neighbour’s garden, they may want you to keep the branches in order.
The decision on when to trim your tree really depends on your desired objectives. Light pruning and the removal of dead branches can be done at any point during the year, for anything more substantial here are our top trimming tips:
Tree stumps can be quite unsightly and spoil the look of your groomed garden. If you have decided that a tree needs to come down, you will also need to plan how to remove the stump. There aren’t any time restrictions to when you should remove the tree stump as it can be carried out at any point during the year. Despite that, it may be preferable to do this in summer time, as the days are longer so you have more daylight to get the job done. You can also grow new plants in the hole created by the tree almost straight away.
Nothing else can compare when it comes to an open fire – whether it’s a wood-burning fire in your home or a fire pit in the garden to help you extend warmer nights with a beer in hand, a roaring fire is a man’s best friend.
Of course, in order to create a fire worth showing off to neighbours and friends, you need the right components – most important of which is the firewood.
We’ve shared the answers to 6 key questions in relation to firewood to keep you in the know and ensure you’ll always be a man who can make fire.