Every garden should have a tree! But it's got to be the right one. Some get way too big! Consider ones with tiny leaves - not only do they cast only dappled…
Ginkgo have lovely bright green leaves which turn beautiful shades of gold in late Autumn, they are famed as a herbal supplement by the ancient Chinese, this plant has been around since the dinosaurs. The unusual foliage in spring is a light green, but will suddenly turn a pure, dazzling yellow in the Autumn, remaining for sometime on the tree, then suddenly dropping virtually all at the same time - a convenient time for Ginkgo leaf harvesting. Supplied in approx 3-5 litre containers. Customers
If you have a shady corner that needs transforming, plant a trio of silver birches to make striking white silhouettes. Add a scattering of lilac crocus and some Hellebores... Alternatively invest in one multi-stemmed silver birch. (Himalayan birch 'Betula utilis Moonbeam'). Suitably compact for small gardens...
Ornamental fruit trees are a good option for privacy and they leave plenty of room for growing underneath The leaves aren’t too dense – these upper windows in Faversham are private without being too dark. The upright habit of ‘Chanticleer’ means that it won’t dominate a small garden the way a spreading tree would.