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Why a Hawthorn Tree is Perfect for your Garden

Trees are well known to be a soothing presence as well as an important part of the ecosystem. If you want to plant a tree in your garden, but don’t want to end up with an overly large tree that dominates the garden or is simply too big for it, a great choice is the Hawthorn.

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A native tree to the British Isles, this is a hardy tree that is easy to look after and can grow in most soils. It is also a great plant for hedging and it’s dense and spiky, so will help to create a protective boundary around your garden. It may need to be cut back occasionally, but it is best to get a professional like this Tree Surgeon Poole based https://kieranboylandtreeservices.com to do this as it can be a dangerous job, and you don’t want to run the risk of cutting too much off and damaging the tree.

Hawthorn is a beautiful tree as it blooms in May – which is what gives it its other commonly used name, the May tree – and it is rich in folklore and mystery. The blossoms are loved by many insects too such as bees and it supports hundreds of species of insects, birds and animals.

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In the autumn the tree will have the bright red berries, known as haws on them – a favourite with birds and small mammals, and many people like to use these to make hawthorn jellies and jams to keep over the winter.

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