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Tree of the Month: Common Ash
15 Nov

Tree of the Month: Common Ash

This month we look at the Common Ash! A familiar and well-loved tree known for its pale-grey bark which starts smooth but becomes fissured and gnarled over time...

Tree of the month: Eucalyptus
11 Oct

Tree of the month: Eucalyptus

This month we look at the fragrant Eucalyptus Tree! With its striking blue-grey leaves and medicinal properties, both humans and koalas alike adore this fast-growing tree…

Tree of the month: The Golden Weeping Willow
03 Sep

Tree of the month: The Golden Weeping Willow

This month we take a look at the Golden Weeping Willow tree – in all of its ‘weeping’ and ‘whomping’ glory! With such a rich history of symbolic reverence across...

Tree of the month: The Monkey Puzzle Tree
23 Aug

Tree of the month: The Monkey Puzzle Tree

This month we take a look at the Monkey Puzzle Tree! Also known as the Chile Pine and sometimes referred to as a living fossil, this rare and endangered tree...

A handy windows, doors, & joinery glossary
08 Aug

A handy windows, doors, & joinery glossary

In the wonderful world of windows and doors, it might seem like there are plenty of industry terms and words for you to learn. Whether you’re an architect in need...

Tree of the month: The Indian Bean Tree
18 Jul

Tree of the month: The Indian Bean Tree

This month we take a look at the Indian Bean Tree! Also commonly known as the Southern Catalpa or the Cigar Tree, this luscious specimen is widely grown as an...

Tree of the month: the Handkerchief Tree
14 Jun

Tree of the month: the Handkerchief Tree

This month we take a look at the Handkerchief Tree! Also known as the Dove Tree or the Ghost Tree, this very rare and slow-growing species is known for its...

Tree of the Month: The Wedding Cake Tree
29 May

Tree of the Month: The Wedding Cake Tree

This month we take a look at the Wedding Cake Tree! With its cream-coloured flowers and tiered structure, this very striking tree species certainly catches the eye at any time...

Tree of the month: Spruce
13 Dec

Tree of the month: Spruce

This month we look at the Norway spruce, used as the original Christmas tree in Britain tree when the tradition first began. We’ve been clearing up its bright-green needles from...

Tree of the month – Liquidambar (sweet gum)
15 Nov

Tree of the month – Liquidambar (sweet gum)

A rather unknown species, this tree’s bright colours during the autumn months are spellbinding. With the season of colour coming to an end as we move into the Christmas period...