Posted: 30/05/2014 at 23:24
A lot of conifers have suffered over the winter. The wet has encouraged disease to,spread, the saturated ground and constant rain I think was the cause
Nodislab I too would look on this as an opportunity to plant something different there. If you want another conifer Taxus Stamdishii would look well there but berberis Darwinii, a variegated holly, Euonymous aureus, etc. too would fit ...?