Monthly Archives: October 2011

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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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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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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