Tips and advice from our expert team on getting the best from your outdoor spaces.

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When is the best time to prune my trees?

Posted on March 01, 2021

When is the best time to prune my trees? The ideal time to prune/trim trees & hedges is between Autumn & early Spring, before the spring blooms come through. A lot …
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted on March 23, 2020

COROVANVIRUS (COVID-19) - Current Operational Position How will Coronavirus affect us all here at Teign Trees & Landscapes SW Ltd? Health and Safety has always been at the forefront of our …
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Which Animals and Insects Hibernate in the UK?

Posted on January 03, 2020

What is Hibernation? During the winter many animals struggle to survive, battling the cold, wind & rain and food is much harder to find. Hibernation is like sleeping; some animals can …
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What is Ash Dieback?

Posted on July 02, 2019

Here at Teign Trees & Landscapes we are shocked by the ongoing devastation caused by the fungul disease Ash Dieback or Chalara. The latest information from that Ash Dieback has …
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Tree Work During Nesting Season, The Facts

Posted on June 03, 2019

Nesting season here in the UK can last from February to August depending on location, species and weather and is an exciting time for wildlife fans. Your garden can provide …
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Spring Is Here!

Posted on April 17, 2019

It’s time to dust off the garden tools, shake the garden gloves (don’t want any uninvited creepy crawlies!) & step back into the garden. Once you’ve spruced up those potted …
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100 Years of Forestry

Posted on February 12, 2019

The history and heritage of our trees here in the UK is absolutely fascinating and one of our favourite subjects here at Teign Trees. Devon has some incredible examples of veteran …
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Fascinating Fungi

Posted on October 04, 2018

We have fabulous Fungi all around us and although we mostly think of the varieties we see sprouting from the ground and from tree stumps, a huge number of fungi …
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Commercial Landscaping...

Posted on July 11, 2018

You already know that we work extensively across Devon on a range of beautiful domestic landscaping projects but did you also know that we offer a huge range of Green …

Bumblebee Nests

Posted on June 14, 2018

Over the weekend one of our Teign Trees team found a Bumblebee nest in an old bird box so we thought we’d look into nests and find out what's the …

The ArbShow 2018

Posted on May 21, 2018

Here at Teign Trees we love our trees and all things trees (just in case you hadn’t noticed) and Jamie Beaulah our Health & Safety/Business Development Manager visited the ARBShow …
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Living Green Walls, your questions answered

Posted on May 10, 2018

The Teign Trees team have put together a guide that will introduce you to these beautiful structures of greenery by answering the most common questions we are asked.  Before you …
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Garden Design, how we can help you.

Posted on January 17, 2018

Before you speak to a local landscaping company, like us, take a look at the following guidelines and start to create a picture of what you’d like to achieve, or …
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Choosing Your Perfect Christmas Tree

Posted on December 11, 2017

When it comes to choosing a Christmas tree, do you go for a real tree or fake? Nordmann Fir or Norway Spruce? Here's a handy guide on how to choose …
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Charter for Trees, Woods & People

Posted on November 27, 2017

It's National Tree Week, so we are celebrating all things Trees by signing up to 'The Charter for Trees, Woods and People' which sets out the principles for a society …
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Garden Jobs for November/December

Posted on November 24, 2017

As the autumn draws to a close there are plenty of jobs to do in the garden to prepare for winter. Try these simple tips... Tidy borders, cut down …
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We're Batty about Bats

Posted on November 15, 2017

Bats & Trees. All bats in the UK feed on insects, and because trees can support a large variety and abundance of insects they are important for foraging bats. Mature …
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Tips for Feeding Wild Birds in Winter

Posted on November 01, 2017

We all love our garden birds here at Teign Trees & Landscapes, they bring colour and movement to our gardens and are often very entertaining! As we observe the birds …

Heritage Landscaping in Devon

Posted on October 24, 2017

It's a privilege to live in an area with a distinct and iconic landscape. From the moors to the coast the landscape has been shaped through thousands of years by …
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Sweet Chestnut Blight in Devon

Posted on April 12, 2017

Hot on the heels of the devastating news about Ash Dieback in the UK are recent reports of the spread of Sweet Chestnut Blight – with new cases being reported …
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Garden Jobs for Early Spring

Posted on March 03, 2017

Unless you’re a weather hardened, year-round gardener, the slightly warmer weather of March is usually the earliest most of us will consider getting out to work in the garden. Here’s …
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Tree and Hedge Work in Nesting Season

Posted on February 15, 2017

Nesting season here in the UK can last from February to August depending on location, species and weather and is an exciting time for wildlife fans. Your garden can …
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Ash Dieback in the UK

Posted on November 23, 2016

We are devastated by the introduction of Ash Dieback into the UK; the impact could result in the loss of one of our most glorious species of trees. To …
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Making the Switch to Artifical Turf

Posted on October 21, 2016

Artificial Turf is one of the largest growth areas in the Landscaping industry, if you'll pardon the pun! We're often asked to quote for artificially turfed areas in gardens where owners …

How to Keep Your Decking Looking Tip-Top

Posted on October 21, 2016

Timber Decking is a fantastic, cost effective and simple addition to your home that can help you create smart, versatile spaces or tidy up unsightly or tricky spots in your …
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Landscaping Your Garden

Posted on April 20, 2016

Embarking on a landscaping project in your garden can feel overwhelming even if it’s a relatively small or simple project. The main problem is that often there are so many …
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A Guide to Tree & Hedge Work Terminology

Posted on April 20, 2016

Tree surgery, as with any project, can feel confusing when you don’t know the correct terminology. Here is a quick guide to some of the more common tree and hedge work terms. Crown …
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Hedge-ing Your Bets

Posted on April 20, 2016

The first things to consider when planning a hedge are size, purpose, location and ongoing hedge maintenance and hedge cutting. Here's our guide to the top hedges species to consider. Hedge …

Creating Simple Habitats for Garden Wildlife

Posted on January 26, 2016

You can create very simple and effective habitats to encourage all sorts of wildlife to make a home in your garden. From Ponds and Hedgehog Tunnels to Bug Hotels and …


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