My current enthusiasms

To support the retention of mature trees, fruit trees, shrubs and hedges where possible for historical, ecological and even ornamental reasons.

Very often, skilled work on regeneration of neglected fruit trees, hedges and shrubs is both environmentally, as well as aesthetically valuable. Conservation areas do help to preserve such plants, but skilled gardeners and tree surgeons are even more crucial because of their understanding of pruning and cultivation techniques.

Where possible to aid the establishment of appropriate endemic plant species within the cultivated garden context.

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