The Specialist Buyers Guide for Professionals in The Landscape Industry

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Here is YourGuide to the leading suppliers of Field Grown Trees

Nicholsons

Nicholsons was founded in 1979 and is a well-established family plant nursery renowned for quality plants and service.

Situated in the village of North Aston is our 22 acre Oxfordshire nursery. Nicholsons grow over 55000 trees, hedging, screening plants and garden plants. We also have a network of specialist growers who we procure from to offer the full range. If any plant is not listed please ask us and we may be able to procure it for you.

Nicholsons has an experienced and highly qualified team of professional foresters who cover all aspects of woodland management including: project planning and design, fencing, planting, maintenance (weed control), thinning, felling and arboriculture. For more information regarding Nicholsons Forestry, please visit the dedicated Forestry website at www.nicholsonsforestry.com

Nicholsons have four garden designers/landscape architects who offer a professional and creative planning service. This is backed up by experienced and qualified teams who can undertake projects from stately home terraces to bespoke small private gardens.

We also offer a complete full maintenance service.

We will construct gardens for other designers and have built gardens designed by John Brookes and Tom Stuart-Smith among others. While much of our work is for private clients we also carry out commercial work where a high standard of finish is desired. For more information regarding Nicholsons Landscapes, please visit the dedicated website at www.nicholsonsgb.com.


Telephone Number
01869 340342
Website
www.nicholsonsgb.com
Address
Nicholsons, The Park, North Aston, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 6HL
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Palmstead Nurseries

Palmstead Nurseries, for over 50 years, have been producing quality nursery stock to meet the needs of the Landscape and Amenity industry.

Since our small beginnings in 1968; nestled deep within the North Downs, Palmstead Nurseries has grown to meet demand and is now situated on a single, highly efficient 53 hectare site in the heart of the Kent countryside.  Annual production has increased to in excess of one million containers and two hundred thousand field grown trees. 

Palmstead Nurseries stock a huge, diverse range of products to suit any purpose and we pride ourselves in our ability to provide you with premium quality plants at affordable prices.

Our experienced nursery team will always be pleased to deal with your enquiries, source all your plant needs and offer continually competitive quotes.


Telephone Number
01233 813340
Website
www.palmstead.co.uk
Address
Palmstead Nurseries, Harville Road, Wye, Ashford, Kent, TN25 5EU
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Ruskins Trees & Landscapes

A warm welcome to Ruskins Trees and Landscapes. We have been supplying, planting and moving large trees, shrubs and hedges since 1986. Our aim is to provide a service that is second to none - we strive not merely to meet expectations but always to exceed them.

Ruskins Trees and Landscapes also provide Air Spade services to facilitate service trenches through root plates of protected trees, root investigation and decompaction.  Our Play Trees and Play Logs are used in natural play schemes across the country.  Specialist teams are used by clients to eradicate Japanese Knotweed and other invasive plants. Our grounds maintenance teams assist clients with the management and enhancement of their external landscape.

The Ruskins team are highly experienced, qualified and driven by a passion that sets us apart from our competitors. Rest assured that your requirements are important to us - we will be pleased to assist any enquiry that you might have.

You are invited to browse our website and in so doing we hope you might gain a useful insight into our nature and capabilities. Our reputation for exemplary service is both our hallmark and your guarantee of satisfaction.


Telephone Number
01277 849990
Website
www.ruskins.co.uk
Address
Ruskins Trees & Landscapes, Warley Street, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3JH
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Practicality Brown Ltd

Horticultural Influence

Alastair Beddall started his landscape contracting business in 1981, naming the company Practicality Brown, in favour of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, the famous 18th Century landscape designer. Capability Brown designed some of Britain’s most spectacular park landscapes at historic homes such as Blenheim, Burghley House and Hampton Court. His designs can still be seen today, nearly three centuries later.

Company Development

During the 1980s, Practicality Brown (incorporated in 1987) worked on long term contracts for the Forestry Commission and was one of the first companies to develop tree clearance without burning. Pioneering whole tree chipping in the UK on a commercial scale in 1985, Practicality Brown have extensive experience of mechanised vegetation clearance, introducing Ahwi Mulchers in 1999 and mechanised Tree Shears in 2002.

By 1989 the company was also supplying semi mature trees and forest products to the landscape trade. In the late 1990s, Practicality Brown where instrumental in developing the Elveden Instant Hedge™ with the Elveden Estate in East Anglia. Together, they identified a need for a substantial, mature hedge up to 6ft high and planted species to grow for at least a four years before being sold in an ongoing programme.

Practicality Brown Today

Practicality Brown Ltd is an innovative, class-leading company, with divisions operating in the Landscape and Forestry Sectors. The Practicality Brown Difference:

  • We are staffed by an experienced and dedicated team who give exemplary customer service and project satisfaction.
  • We have taken advantage of constantly changing market conditions and trends, to position ourselves at the forefront of the landscape industry.
  • Our extensive experience of large tree planting is coupled with a large fleet of tree moving machinery.
  • Our unique Elveden Instant Hedge is the industry standard against which all other hedging plants are compared.
  • Our tree clearance division operates UK wide, offering a fast and efficient service with a large fleet of no-burn tree clearance equipment.

Telephone Number
01753 652022
Website
www.pracbrown.co.uk
Address
Practicality Brown Ltd, Swan Rd, Iver, Bucks, SL0 9LA
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Wykeham Mature Plants

Wykeham Mature Plants have been supplying the trade for over 30 years with a vast range of products designed to give immediate results at the highest quality.

From Householders and Local Authority to Contractors and Garden Designers, Wykeham Mature Plants have a solution.

Set in over 100 acres, our extensive range of over 1000 Mature Trees, Shrubs and Hedging are grown by us. Personal service is at the core of what we offer and we will guide you to select the best Tree, Shrub or Hedge to transform your landscape and find the correct product to fulfill your requirements.

Why Should I Buy Mature Plants from Wykeham?

  • You will be buying time and saving time
  • We sell larger plants than are normally available in garden centres 
  • Our mature plants will transform your landscape very quickly and provide an immediate new focal point in your garden
  • We supply Instant Hedging which will give you instant screening
  • We have an extensive range – Trees, Plants and Hedges over 1,000 different varieties
  • Guaranteed quality and service

Telephone Number
01723 862 406
Website
www.wykehammatureplants.co.uk
Address
The Bothy, The Walled Garden, Wykeham, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 9QS
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