30 September 2020

Calculate the Age of Tree – Lesson

2020-09-30T16:13:37+00:00By |

On average, trees in the shade or in a forest grow 1.5cm per year. In full light they can grow 2.5cms. However, all trees grow at different rates and other factors will affect this rate, such as soil type, access to water and prevailing winds, closeness to the sea/salty winds, being eaten by animals, etc. [...]

30 September 2020

Planting Irish Native Trees

2021-10-21T14:14:53+00:00By |

Bare root trees can be planted anytime between October and March. Before you start, take a look around your neighbourhood and work out which species of native tree are growing– this will give you an idea of what might do well in your soil. Most trees can grow in a range of soil types but [...]

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