Author Archives: Winter Hill Scribe

Golden Christmas

It has been wet and unseasonably cold these last few weeks but at least there has been a ray of sunshine in the garden.  At this time of year the stand-out tree at Winter Hill is the Ulmus Glabra Lutescens … Continue reading

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Love the Leighton

It’s undeniable that the Leighton Green is a tree that can, quite literally, divide a neighbourhood.  It’s dense foliage and vigorous growth rate of over 1 metre per year mean it is a great option as a hedging or screening … Continue reading

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Tree Dedication

President Obama took time out of his whirlwind trip to Australia to dedicate a tree planted at the US Embassy. As it turned out the tree was not the Winter Hill Tulip tree we supplied last week and I would … Continue reading

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Tree fit for a President

We knew we grew great trees but this week we found out Winter Hill Trees are fit for a President! That’s right, we have supplied a Winter Hill grown 200 Litre Liriodendren Tulipfera Fastigiata or Upright Tulip Tree to be … Continue reading

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Box Hedge

We recently had a photo shoot for a story that will hopefully appear soon on ‘instant hedging’. The courtyard in the Winter Hill garden was transformed by planting the metre-long lengths of mature Buxus Sempervirens which helped frame the space. … Continue reading

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Potting

We recently dug some of the very large inground trees here on the farm at Winter Hill. In this picture our boys and some of their good mates are checking out the size of the hole left when a single … Continue reading

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Capital Pears

We have just finished potting up all our 75 litre Capital Pear trees. At each stage of potting we choose only the very best specimans to go to the next size. Each tree is underpruned, staked, connected to irrigation and … Continue reading

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Welcome…

There is always so much happening at Winter Hill Tree Farm so we thought a blog would be a good way to let everyone know what we do and how we do it! Many people assume that to produce top … Continue reading

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