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Aerial View of Green Mile Trees 2020

High, wide and handsome: Nursery drone footage

View from above at Green Mile Trees 50,000 trees from the air A superb opportunity to see us in our full glory, this latest drone footage, courtesy of Footprint Photography, shows the field-grown tree lines and the container-grown area here at Retford, Nottinghamshire.

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We’ll be back: Looking back on RHS Chatsworth Shows

RHS Chatsworth 2020 We'll Meet Again Next week should have been this year's RHS Chatsworth Flower Show.   One of the highlights of our horticultural events calendar the RHS Chatsworth Show 2020 has sadly fallen foul to the current lockdown conditions. Looking back and …

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Blossom reopening

Ready and waiting: Nursery reopens this week

Nursery Reopens from Friday 15 May 2020 Visits by appointment only Following closely the latest Governmental and Public Health guidelines, Green Mile Trees Nursery will be open for nursery visits BY APPOINTMENT ONLY from Friday 15 May 2020.  For the safety of our …

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Green Mile Trees as featured on ITV’s Love Your Garden Series 10

Lending a hand to Alan Titchmarsh Filmed last year and airing on Tuesday 25 February 2020, series 10 of ITV's Love Your Garden promises more beautiful gardens to give back to those most deserving of a relaxing and fulfilling outdoor space.  So when …

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Pleached Hornbeam for screening

Why choose pleached trees for screening?

Go to our latest pleached tree offers >>> Laurel and Cotoneaster What is a pleached tree? A more formal method of managing a tree’s crown shape, “pleaching” or “plashing” is the skill of weaving individual stems to form an interwoven basket effect.  Supple …

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Welcome to 2020 – what will you plant this year?

There’s no time like the present – so let’s make 2020 a year full of planted landscapes – trees for screening, statement trees, hedging and topiary.  Whether in your own garden or estate or in a client’s commercial, private or public open space, we’d …

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Merry Christmas from the Green Mile Trees team

All of us at Green Mile Trees want to wish you the heartiest of Season’s Greetings and THANK YOU for all your interest in our Nottinghamshire-grown mature trees, topiary, hedging and shrubs. Here’s to a fantastic 2020 and your continued success in the …

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Green Mile Trees at Farm Business Innovation Show 2019

Trees for farms, estates and smallholdings at Farm Business Innovation Show

At this free-to-attend event next week, you’ll find our Green Mile Trees team on Stand FR511 at the NEC.  On show with our trees, hedging, instant screening and specimen shrubs in this arena for the first time, visitors to the Farm Business Innovation …

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Ellie Goulding wedding trees

Ellie Goulding wedding trees supplied by Green Mile Trees

The wedding ceremony between singer Ellie Goulding and her partner Caspar Jopling took place at York Minster on Saturday 31 August 2019 with the celebrations continuing at Castle Howard, Malton. Trees supplied by Green Mile Trees were guests of honour at this celebrity …

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Green Mile Trees at Southwell Ploughing Match 2019

Celebrating Nottinghamshire agriculture at Southwell Ploughing Match 2019

Green Mile Trees plough on to Southwell! Fresh on our successes at Four Oaks Trade Show, we turn our show plans now to the Nottinghamshire agricultural event:  Southwell Ploughing Match and Show 2019.  The venue changes every year for the event which has …

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Big trees take centre stage at Four Oaks 2019

Standing proud at UK’s top horticultural trade show this September The show of all shows in the horticultural trade is almost here again. On 3-4 September 2019, the nursery, grower and garden retail trade descends on Four Oaks Nurseries in Cheshire for the …

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Green Mile Trees return for third year at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2019

June means Chatsworth. We are selecting and prepping in earnest for this year’s Green Mile Trees stand at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2019.  Taking place from 5-9 June 2019, we will be taking up residence, accompanied by our large trees, topiary and screening …

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Happy Easter from us: Opening Times this Easter

We’ll be here for part of the Easter weekend so we just wanted to confirm our opening hours.  Please note however that we can only conduct visits that have been pre-arranged, so please ensure you have called prior to your visit to book …

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Presenting our showstopping trees at events in 2019

Adding to our events calendar this year, we will be on show for the first time at the Farm Business Innovation Show in November 2019 at NEC. A free-to-attend event for anyone with an interest in the agricultural world, the Green Mile Trees …

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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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