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End of Month Blog – October

We find ourselves at the end of another month, we can hardly believe there’s only two months left of the year! This month has flown by and we are really seeing the seasons changing.  As autumn turns to winter, we can see the nights drawing in and urge to keep warm and cosy becomes greater,... Read More

Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary

Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary, in Barrow Gurney is a local independent charity that rescues and rehomes unwanted, abandoned and often mistreated cats and dogs. First registered as a charity in 1982 it then opened its gates to animals in March 1992.   The aim and ethos at Holly Hedge is simple; to ‘Provide shelter from... Read More

Seasonal September

The year is certainly moving on and fast at that! Autumn is just beginning, crops ripening, trees changing colour, colder weather and a shortening of days. Some forecasts say it will be a harsh winter, but we of course are hoping not as it could affect our work. It has been a great summer weather... Read More

Awesome August!

August has seen the completion of many of our ongoing projects. We started the month celebrating the fantastic work by our supervisor Craig Lancastle and his team at Crest Nicholson, Tadpole Garden Village in Swindon. Followed by the success of the installation of allotments and a greenhouse at Audley Luxury Retirement Village, Bristol. We also revisited The Lamplighters pub, Shirehampton… Read More

How to Keep Your Garden Looking Great This Summer | An Overview of July

As temperatures soared this July, the Met Office announced that a new provisional recording of 38.7°c has been recorded and if validated it would be a new temperature officially record for the UK. July saw us reach the highest temperature recorded for the month. Extreme hot weather can play havoc with the well-tended garden but… Read More

How is it June already!?

June has been a bit of a wash out with the weather, lots of rain and not feeling as summery as it should but it’s not stopped us! We’ve still managed to complete our biggest project to date, Bear Walk at The Wild Place Project is finally complete and Elmtree are happy to announce that… Read More

Leatherjackets

Leatherjackets are about 1″ long, greyish black in colour, legless and with no distinct head. In August many people report clouds of daddy long legs emerging from lawns in early morning and this is a sure sign of leatherjacket infestation. If your lawn appears patchy and starts to die off in between December – March,… Read More

Apprenticeship Opportunity

Are you leaving school or college this year? Do you like the outdoors? Do you want to learn a trade with an award-winning landscaping company? If you answered yes to all of these questions it could be YOU that we are looking for!    We currently have vacancies for apprentices in our Ground Maintenance division.... Read More

A-MAY-ZING Month

May has been super busy and super fun. We’ve had lots going on, especially with a big push for Mental Health Awareness Week. We are dedicated to investing in our employees and how we can improve mental wellbeing in the workplace. It is said that one in six workers in the UK is experiencing depression,... Read More