Autumn is the traditional time of year to plant fruit trees. Apples are always a popular choice. With more than 2000 cultivars to choose from in the UK, there is a tree to suit every garden and every palate. Once established, a tree will produce fruit year after year and provide an important source of food and shelter for birds and insects.
Buying a fruit tree is a long term investment, so it is important to purchase them from a reputable tree nursery that can advise on the right tree for your orchard or garden. Trees are sold as bare-root or container-grown. Most experts would advise buying trees bare-root, but what is the difference? Continue reading