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Ready for something big in 2018/2019?

Mature trees – Ready for lifting Riding on the back of a healthy growing season, the Green Mile Trees team is ready to take on all that this year’s lifting season may bring.  And that means we have a full stock list for …

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Southwell Ploughing Match 2018

It’s PLOUGHING SEASON! Yes, that time again and hopefully this year’s Southwell Ploughing Match and Show won’t be hampered by the weather (*sunshine, please!).   The Green Mile Trees team will be on hand with our mature trees, hedging and topiary on show for agricultural enthusiasts …

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Four Oaks 2018 | Green Mile Trees flying the flag for UK trees

It’s Four Oaks 2018! Same time, same place?! Yes.  It’s that time again.   If you’re in horticulture, you’ll be at Four Oaks.  And so will we – usual place, OP26.  Find out on their website about all that this year’s Four Oaks Trade Show has …

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Your latest Green Mile Trees Stocklists

We have updated our lists of what’s available in Container and Field Grown Trees.  You can use these lists for reference as they give a good guide as to which lines are part of our stocked programme. Please note that the availability of …

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Happy customers make it all worthwhile

We are very honoured to say that we get a lot of lovely feedback from our wonderful customers. Subsequently, when the kind comments refer to individuals, we feel that we should share their achievements to a wider audience. We’re extremely proud of our …

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A review in images: Green Mile Trees at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2018

A stunning backdrop at Chatsworth House The excitement of exhibiting at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show hasn’t quite subsided yet, but we’re back at the nursery in Retford, Nottinghamshire and following up on all the interest we received from the Show.  For all of those who …

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A bird’s eye view of Green Mile Trees for RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2018

As we prepare for our display at the forthcoming RHS Chatsworth Flower Show which takes place from 6-10 June 2018, it’s always a dilemma to select which of our 50,000 trees to take with us.  So this year, we thought we’d rustle up …

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Paul reaches 13 year milestone with the Green Mile Trees team

Happy Anniversary Paul! Our Nursery Manager and all-round Green Mile Trees “front man” Paul Haste has reached a 13 years milestone this month for his time working with us at GMT.  Over these 13 years, the stock has increased dramatically in range and …

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Green Mile Trees on the road in 2018

Most people don’t get to see trees on the nursery.  That’s why sometimes, we have to bring them to you!  This year, we are attending three events across the calendar – one for the private estate, home owner and landscaper; one for the …

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Work with us: Your next step in your career in horticulture

Join the Green Mile Trees Team We have a great team behind us at Green Mile Trees, working for a long-established, professional family business, growing and maintaining trees, shrubs, hedging and topiary. RECRUITING NOW FOR: GENERAL NURSERY OPERATIVE We are looking to add …

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Our trees, your landscape

Whilst we know it is impressive to stand on the nursery, marvelling at lines and lines of superb large trees as far as the eye can see, you might not be able to picture the difference just one or two of these fine …

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Standing tall and proud at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2017

A new event in the RHS calendar and in a spectacular setting in the grounds of Chatsworth House, we were privileged to be able to display our mature trees at the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show this month (7-11 June 2017).  A fantastic opportunity …

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The height of garden brilliance | Green Mile Trees at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2017

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2017 | A chance to share our range of large trees You can find us right in the heart of the brand new RHS Chatsworth Show from 7-11 June 2017 on Stand CHW/241. Everything you’d expect from your trusted …

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Watering Trees: When, where, why and how much?

Watering trees for long-lasting healthy establishment You’ve invested in some beautiful trees, lovingly planted them. Now what?  Don’t give into one of the biggest causes of tree failure by leaving your trees to fend for themselves once they’re in the ground.  Like most …

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Easter Opening Times at Green Mile Trees

Happy Easter from Green Mile Trees As you know, we are open by appointment only throughout the week and Saturday mornings.  As Easter approaches, we are open this week until Thursday 13th April as usual. On Friday 14th, we’re open from 8am to …

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A Tree Nursery | Lifting, pleaching, potting and planting

A Day in the Life of a Tree Nursery in February What happens on a tree nursery in February?  Plenty. Lifting Our lifting season has been a busy one, with countless birch, oaks and ornamental cherries making up the bulk of our daily lifting plans. Pleaching …

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Autumn and lifting trees | Giving a lift to your landscape

As the first of our field-grown trees are being lifted by the Green Mile nursery team, it seems the perfect time to show you around the nursery in its full autumn glory.    The team will soon be out in force, but in …

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Next stop – Southwell Ploughing Match 2016

The Green Mile Trees Roadshow | Southwell Ploughing Match 2016 Hot on the heels of our horticultural excursion to Four Oaks Trade Show and some excellent networking and business opportunities, we are on the road again this week.  But this time, we’re heading deep …

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New BALI Affiliate Members: Green Mile Trees | Suppliers of large trees for landscaping

Joining the best in the British Landscape As proud new BALI Affiliate members of BALI – British Association of Landscape Industries, we continue to grow and supply the best British trees for the best British landscapers.  To herald this fact, we’ve gained some coverage in the landscaping …

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Who’s up for Four Oaks 2016? We are!

Green Mile Trees Four Oaks 2016 Stand OP26 Pruning, caning, tying and a full programme of tree husbandry is under our belts already this Summer.  We’d better get busy and start shouting about all the fantastic stock we have here on the nursery, right?! Where …

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Green Mile Trees on the road | Horticultural Shows 2016

Horticultural Shows 2016: Meeting our Customers The Green Mile Trees team have been busy these past few weeks, both on the nursery and in preparation for some super shows and exhibitions across the horticultural calendar.  Fresh from our presence at the East Midlands …

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 Winners

We would like to congratulate Lee Bestall and his team at Inspired Garden Design on winning a Silver Medal for their Urban Connections Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show! We supplied them with these beautiful 20-25 Betula Jacquemontii. The bark was cleaned and …

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Container Trees Drive-By

Ever wondered what we look like close-up? Here’s a little snapshot – 40 seconds of drive-by, deep in the tree lines in Nottinghamshire.  Can you spot one of our Green Mile clan in the background halfway through? May 2016

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Green Mile Trees Checklist | May 2016

We’ve newly-planted trees a-plenty after a busy few weeks’ tending and replenishing tree stocks for the seasons to come. So what next? Sit back and rest on our laurels? Lie back and think of England?  Time out? Feet up? Erm….no. We’re well on top …

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Tree Planting | Eat. Sleep. Tree. Repeat

  The toils of a tree grower are pretty much never-ending.  Like the proverbial Forth Bridge, we’re back on the tree planting trail again as we continue to lift and sell trees this season. Our production team are now at full pace, planting stocks of new …

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Trees are good

Trees. Sometimes you hardly notice they’re there, as you’re so accustomed to the lush green avenues in our cities, or the hedgerows that line our country roads, peppered with mature trees. But what if they weren’t there? Without our lungs, breathing in oxygen …

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A new tractor makes everyone smile :-)

Everyone loves a new bit of kit, and we’re no different. The Green Mile Production Crew have been enjoying the full benefits of their brand new Avant 420 Loader this lifting season.  For the techies amongst you, that means a lift capacity of 550 kg, a …

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Lift ’em, twist ’em, load ’em

We’ve been lifting, twisting and loading since November (with the odd day off for good behaviour).  All the trees that have been lifted from our nursery are now taking pride of place in someone’s landscape, garden, park or public open spaces.  And you know …

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An up-lifting experience: Tree lifting at Green Mile Trees

Is it that time already? Yes, we have lift-off!  The tree lifting season is here.   And that means that the weather has allowed us to start lifting our trees out of the ground and to get them prepped and dispatched for pastures …

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Technical and practical tree care skills in the Green Mile team

Our team may be small but their knowledge, skills and horticultural experience is vast.  Simon Hall is a superb example of this.  Simon joined our production team straight from school 26 years ago.  With hands-on technical and practical training from our Managing Director, Christopher …

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