As the dawn broke with our vehicles full of exotic dry loving palms and other drought-resistant Mediterranean species, I truly felt the spirit of Robert Fortune and other great plant hunters looking over my shoulder as we met the Kew Gardens in-house designer and the landscaping team about to embark on the creation of a major summer exhibit entitled ‘A Coastal Mediterranean
Screening off the neighbours is the most common reason why our clients need pleached trees installed. As well as being very elegant, they are effective at screening above a fence or hedge to block off overlooking houses.
However, gardeners can be put off by their unusual staking requirements. Don't let that put you off, here's your one-stop guide!
This article focuses on the specific challenges that planting pleached trees present