Author: Ben Harper

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4 Tips to Care for Your Olive Tree in Autumn/Winter

You have watched your olive tree flourish throughout the warmer weather (if the UK weather delivers on its promise of summer that is!) but with the arrival of autumn and winter, you are no doubt concerned as to how your olive tree will survive the colder season.

While an olive tree is an extremely hardy plant if it is subjected to conditions which are particularly harsh it can be left with a number of health problems, leading it to unfortunately die.

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How to Prepare Your Garden for Autumn

Well it appears that we have well and truly waved ‘goodbye’ to summer weather! The chill in the air and the emerging golden, red and brown hues that have replaced the bright colours of the warmer months all signify that Autumn is upon us.

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How to Solve Common Plant Diseases

When you’ve spent hours, months and often years curating your garden to be a sanctuary in which you can unwind at the end of a day, entertain throughout the summer and enjoy when the weather is on your side, it can be rather disheartening to see that your plants aren’t looking all too healthy.

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Essential Gardening Updates in August – What You Need to Know

Essential gardening updates, with the news that a well-cared for garden can boost house price by up to £82,000 in some cases, it’s worth ensuring that your garden is well-maintained all year round. After all, while you may not have immediate plans to sell your property, keeping it cared for will ensure that when the time does come to move you can increase the price of your property accordingly – and in the mean time you have a delightful space to enjoy regardless of your future plans.

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How to Maintain an Olive Tree

How to Maintain and Olive Tree

How to Maintain an Olive Tree, so you’ve selected your olive tree, planted it in the sunniest spot in the garden, where it’s sheltered from wind, and you’ve also ensured that it’s in well-drained soil.

Now, with your tree in situ, it’s time to ensure that you are able to maintain it so that it grows to its maximum ability, so that you are able to enjoy its beauty – and in some cases fruit – all year round.

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Top Tips for Pruning Trees and Shrubs

If you’ve visited the Olive Grove Oundle before or taken a look at our ornamental trees online, then you’ll know that we are home to a range of impressively pruned trees. Whether you’re after a horse, Eiffel Tower, teddy bear or t-rex – we’ve got trees in an array of designs. These works of art take a lot of skill to create but can be maintained with regular pruning.

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5 Ways to Transform Your Garden for Summer

Summer has officially arrived now that the summer solstice has passed, so it’s time to get those green fingers ready and ensure that your garden is ready for alfresco dinners, BBQs with family and friends and of course, for you to relax and enjoy.

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