Olive trees don’t require fertiliser to grow well. Even here in the UK, they can prosper even in poor, rocky soils. But if you want to give your tree the best possible conditions for future growth – and make sure it’s as healthy as possible – the use of fertiliser is encouraged. But which fertiliser […]
As you may already know if you’ve read our other tips and advice posts, olive trees are surprisingly hardy plants. There are a few things they’re particularly sensitive to, however, including soil conditions. If you’ve just got your first olive tree or are looking to add one to your garden soon, read on for our […]
One of the biggest indicators of an olive tree’s health is its leaves. If they’re dropping off the tree more than they usually do, something’s up – and it’s important to try and get to the bottom of the issue before your tree is harmed further.
Everybody knows that underwatering any plant can have serious consequences, but it’s equally as important to avoid overwatering. Olive trees are particularly susceptible to this, and watering yours too much could do serious harm – and even kill your tree.
Growing Olive Trees in Containers is a great way to keep olive trees! Even the smallest garden or balcony can accommodate a pot grown olive tree. The ability to place your plant in the best possible location regardless of soil conditions is perhaps the greatest advantage of pot growing. There is the upside of being […]
Your ‘standard’ olive tree could not be any less standard. If you’re looking for a new added extra that will add something a little more personal to your garden, an olive tree can do more than that! Read along to learn about olive tree care. Olive trees are evergreen trees that will add a Mediterranean […]
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 […]
Growing Olive Trees has become common place in the British garden but they can quite expensive. Naturally, you don’t want to be buying new Olive Trees every couple of years so you’ll probably have a few questions. To help you with your research, here are some of the most common questions we get asked about […]