Here are some photos from my recent visit to the new walled garden designed by Tom Stuart-Smith for Middleton Lodge Hotel near Richmond in Yorkshire.
Tree planting, snowdrops showing, decaying leaves, scented shrubs compost and more.
Last November I described how expert pruner Posy Gentles tackled our tangled old apple tree to improve its look and health. Here it is before the pruning Posy specialises in transparent pruning, also known as French pruning, which aims to create as much air and light in the canopy of a tree as she can
Our lovely old apple tree had previously been pruned so hard that it now had a tangled mass of new vertical shoots. It was dense, cast too much shade, and hadn’t produced many apples for years. I called in an expert pruner called Posy Gentles who specialises in transparent pruning of trees and shrubs. www.posygentles.co.uk She