The Willow Tree

Dog playing in Willow-weaved Sheep shelter

How do you prune a Willow Tree? Pruning a willow tree is best done during its dormant season, typically in late winter or early spring before new growth begins. This timing ensures minimal stress on the tree and promotes healthy regrowth. When pruning to maintain a healthy shape, focus on removing dead, diseased or damaged Read More

The Willow Tree

Quick and Easy Pruning

Bypass Secateurs used to prune a box plant

As the promise of Spring hangs in the air, now is the perfect moment to unlock the potential of your garden and do some quick and easy pruning. Embrace the transformative power of pruning with Mandi’s expert recommendations, designed to breathe easy new life into your outdoor haven. Some small alterations can help to keep Read More

Quick and Easy Pruning

20 Years of Garden Memories

As we approach our 20 year Anniversery all of us at iLandscapers have been looking back over some of our favourite garden memories. We’ll be adding new memories every month, have a look below to see some of our favourites so far… December: These were some of Mandi’s favourite designs over the last few years. Read More

20 Years of Garden Memories

Welcome Robins this winter

Robin taking shelter in the wheel well

In the seasonal ballet of nature, the arrival of winter robins takes centre stage, a graceful dance against the backdrop of frost-kissed gardens. These red-breasted visitors, known for their resilience and adaptability, embark on journeys that lead them to our doorsteps. As temperatures drop, the familiar chirps of robins become the soundtrack of winter mornings, Read More

Welcome Robins this winter

Top tips to beat the freeze

With two ponds in our own garden we know the worries that frost can cause. To help protect your fish we recommend that you prepare your pond for the colder months with these essential tips. First, lower the water level to prevent overflowing due to increased rainfall. Clean your filter, adjusting the frequency to match Read More

Top tips to beat the freeze

First tree of the season!

Paul lifting the first tree of the season for delivery

At Andyn Farm, there’s an undeniable sense of pride and excitement as we lift the curtain on a new season, marking the departure of the first trees of the year. In this heartwarming snapshot, our Amelanchier × Lamarckii, affectionately featured in last month’s newsletter, is snugly bundled, poised for its journey to a brand new Read More

First tree of the season!

How to start composting

Household waste that can be composted

Creating a compost heap in your small garden is a rewarding and eco-friendly way to recycle kitchen and garden waste. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you get started: Choose a Suitable Spot: Find a well-drained location in your garden that is easily accessible but away from direct sunlight. A shaded area helps maintain the Read More

How to start composting

Kepple Lane Park

Kepple Lane Park's stone sign

Welcome to our Kepple Lane Park photo gallery, a heartwarming showcase of a community park that we designed and built over a decade ago, flourishing and blooming beautifully thanks to the unwavering dedication and tender care of the local community.

Kepple Lane Park

How to plant an Andyn Farm Tree!

Site Preparation: To plant a tree successfully, it’s important to prepare the soil properly. First, ensure the soil has enough air and moisture for the tree to thrive. You will be aiming to dig a hole as deep as the rootball and loosen the surrounding soil thoroughly. Enhance the soil’s quality by adding organic matter Read More

How to plant an Andyn Farm Tree!

Behind the scenes at Andyn Farm

Mandi walking through the arch to the Alpaca shed

Here at Andyn Farm, there’s a buzz of activity as we prepare to lift our field-grown trees, getting them ready for their new homes. We’re genuinely excited about this process, making room for fresh arrivals on our farm. In this blog post, we’ll take you behind the scenes to see how we will carefully lift Read More

Behind the scenes at Andyn Farm