On Wednesday 16th August, Hillier Trees hosted a tree planting workshop at our field tree nursery at Andlers Ash.
The event was attended by industry professionals from across the country and provided industry-leading knowledge on the successful specification, planting and establishment of newly planted trees. The day included a tour of the field nursery, giving a unique insight into the key stages of production, the importance of transplanting and Hillier practices that ensure successful establishment in planting locations.
Presentations were also given by expert industry specialists:
Gripple, manufacturers of tree anchoring and guying systems, demonstrated the correct installation of their system.
Sorbus, renowned providers of equipment and expertise to evaluate decay in trees, demonstrated two of their leading products.
Treepans, who provide products to protect and encourage growing trees, showcased their urban applications.
GreenBlueUrban, who aim to enable sustainable cities through green and blue infrastructure, presented the latest in urban tree planting methodology.
Ian McDermott, a specialist consultant with extensive experience in tree planting and establishment, also give a valuable seminar on 21st Century tree planting.
The day was also covered by the trade press.
Look out for more open days and events at our Hillier tree nurseries.