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Copper Birch or Green Beech Hedging???

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 14:23

thanku

Copper Birch or Green Beech Hedging???

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 09:48

Thanku soooooooooo much 4 yr comments. 

Copper Birch or Green Beech Hedging???

Posted: 22/02/2016 at 09:29

Hello All, I am a very amateur gardener and I am looking to plant a hedge along the boundary of my front garden.  My husband and I spotted a fab hedge when walking through the grounds of a stately home and the gardener told us that it was called 'Copper Birch'. On arriving home I keenly googled 'hedging' 'Copper Birch', but the threads that were listed were for 'Green Beech'.  Are they one and the same perchance? I  am going round in circles on the internet trying to find the answer and am rapidly losing the will to live lol, so I thought I'd throw the question out there to the experts.  Hornbeam looks very nice too and similar to beech.

Thanku

 

Is my Bramley Apple Tree dead?

Posted: 29/04/2013 at 16:47

Thank you daffygardener for your advice.  I am in the South of England - Dorset.  I shall definately aerate the soil around the tree (was planning on doing the rest of my lawn anyway- just psyching myself up for the delightful job of doing it!)  I shall also treat my tree to a good mulch and feed.  I shall be keeping my fingers crossed.  Many thanks once again

Is my Bramley Apple Tree dead?

Posted: 25/04/2013 at 21:31

Hello Littlemoney, I spotted some buds on the tree today,so very happy.  I planted some bulbs around the tree a few years ago and I wonder if they are sapping valuable nutrients from the soil which would normally be for the tree.  I haven't been feeding the tree, but will definitely start to do this, as well as an annual prune.  Thank you so much for your advice.

Is my Bramley Apple Tree dead?

Posted: 24/04/2013 at 15:38

Please keep your suggestions coming in.

Is my Bramley Apple Tree dead?

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 21:32

Many thanks for your replies, I think you may be right about the cold weather and our trees not being in leaf yet.  Am really hoping to bring my tree back to life somehow, it has been such a lovely feature in our garden and for so many years.  Will be mega sad if it's on it's last legs.

Is my Bramley Apple Tree dead?

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 18:09

Hello all, please can you help?

I have an ancient Bramley Apple tree which I think is dying.  Last year it produced tiny apples.  The apples have reduced in size as the years are going on.  Last year I also noticed that several of the branches have the bark peeling off them and the branches look as if they are dying if not dead.  This year I note that not one of the branches seems to have produced any buds or leaves. I haven't pruned the tree and I am wondering if I have neglected it.  The tree has been with us for twenty years, but with our previous homeowner for several previous years.  Any advice would be greatly appreciated.   

 

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Copper Birch or Green Beech Hedging???

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