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Craning trees into rear garden

Craning trees into rear garden Our clients were undertaking a refurbishment programme at their home in Kensington, London and wished to add trees to their rear garden, which had no vehicular access. We had been acclimatising their carefully selected trees at our Tree & Hedge Nursery in Iver, Buckinghamshire for the previous twelve months, waiting […]

Pro Landscaper Nursery Factfile

Practicality Brown have a full page editorial feature in the January 2017 edition of industry publication, Pro Landscaper in their Nursery Factfile section. Our top five bestselling plants Prunus laurocerasus Novita semi mature trees Carpinus betulus pleached tree (great for screening) Betula jacquemontii semi mature trees Practicality Brown Instant Native Hedge Elveden Instant Hedge Green […]

Christmas Opening Times 2016

Best wishes for a peaceful Christmas and a prosperous 2017. Practicality Brown will close at lunchtime on Friday 23 December 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday 3 January 2017. We look forward to seeing you in the New Year!

Beautiful Taxus baccata Topiary Spiral

A stunning pair of matching Yew Topiary Spirals; standing at over 2.5m above ground level, this pair will make a stunning statement, gracing any garden landscaping project. Measurements:    2.5m  Height x  0.60m  width, at the base Unexpectedly available at short notice, these Taxus baccata topiary specimens are a timeless classic that will add structure to […]

Practicality Brown on Instagram

Practicality Brown are now on Instagram! We have launched our Instagram account so you can stay up-to-date with photos and images; be our friends and follow us today @practicalitybrown Don’t forget you can also connect with us on Google +, Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin

Root-balled Trees and Transplanting

Bare root trees Autumn heralds wonderful colours and falling leaves but for growers the cooler soils signify the ideal time to start transplanting trees and shrubs. Specimen trees, typically too large for containers, are systematically transplanted by skilled growers and root-balled with a compact root system, which enables trees to be re-located without stress or […]

Theo Paphitis‘s ‘Small Business Sunday’

Practicality Brown were selected as a winner of Theo Paphitis‘s ‘Small Business Sunday’ We have received a business boost from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis‘s ‘Small Business Sunday’ and were one of six weekly winners to gain a retweet by Theo to his 500,000+ Twitter followers. The weekly initiative, set up by Theo in 2010, now […]

Truly instant hedging – up to 1.8m high

First planted in 1998, Practicality Brown is the sole supplier of the award-winning Elveden Instant Hedge, which is a truly mature, dense hedging product. The Elveden Instant Hedge difference: Grown from British origin stock (seed or cutting) not just UK provenance (which can be where plants have been growing in the last six months) Allowed to […]