Monday, April 16, 2012

Small trees for urban gardens

Small trees for urban gardens



Small trees suitable for the front yard or a garden to plant.
Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Umbraculifera “in an avenue planted in the woods
Trees in the front yard
A tree in the front yard provides a great atmosphere and is both a landmark business. Such a tree should never be too big for the space available. He should be beautiful and preferably several times a year something extra to offer. Deciduous trees are often preferred because the winter sun is low over the house shine.
Shape and size are important
A front yard tree may attract attention, but never interfere. Nobody likes to have to stoop to low-hanging branches or roots to trip. Traditionally trained trees facades placed, eg trained lime trees (Tilia species). Trees with a rounded crown are very ‘in’: including maple Acer platanoides ‘Globosum, the beautiful Catalpa bignonioides’ Nana ‘Robinia pseudoacacia’ Umbraculifera ‘and even a sierkers (Prunus eminens’ Umbraculifera. Even topiaries are perfect eg a flat pruned sycamore (Platanus) or mulberry (Morus). Because once a year to prune keep their shape and moderation. The name of a tree sometimes says something about the habit. The terms’ Fastigiata ‘and’ Columnaris “betray such that the tree narrow column or column-shaped grow. Good examples are the red maple Acer rubrum ‘Columnare, the narrow, sturdy oak Quercus robur’ Fastigiata ‘and (most especially) the tulip tree Liriodendron tulipifera’ Fastigiatum” . zuilvormers Other appointments include the Japanese sierkers Prunus serrulata ‘Amanogawa “and rowan Sorbus × thuringiaca’ Fastigiata ‘and even a special red beech (Fagus sylvatica’ Purple Dawyck).
In most cases, space is limited and preference will mainly go to very small residual trees, 5 to 6 m final height is often the maximum. It fit rowan and flour berries (Sorbus species and cultivars except orange, too red, yellow and even white berries), the beautiful Judas tree (Cercis siliquastrum) with orange-yellow fall color, ornamental apples (Malus) with various leaf and fruit color, Catalpa bignonioides ” Aurea ‘gold-green leaves, maple cultivars as Acer platanoides “Deborah” and “drummondii”, hawthorn (Crataegus) and numerous other species such as gloss medlar Photinia villosa (white flowers, red fruit, orange autumn leaves) and the relatively unknown Stewartia monadelpha with white flowers, orange-red fall foliage and beautiful peeling bark. What more, the false christ thorn (Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Sunburst’, birch, willow, Zelkova, etc. Plenty of choice.
Good plants
Provide a wide planting hole. Improve the soil with compost (or turf for lovers of acid soil), if necessary, put a tree pole and make sure the soil around the root ball fits properly (gaaslap delete). After implantation generous watering.
The garden in March
Now, pruning roses. The dead material perennials remove (be careful not to damage young shoots). Any perennials share and re-implanted. It has plenty of time for planting trees, shrubs and perennials. Prune newly planted hedges sharply from below them tightly to unroll. Give your plants a good organic fertilizer base. Make water troughs for birds and birdhouses clean.


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