With the ever-increasing threats to our trees in the landscape from pests and diseases and climate change, we need to be more adventurous with our tree selection for future plantings if we are to have a treescape for the future. We need more diversity in our plantings and must avoid monoculture planting.
This will mean that we must integrate exotics with native species, and we must be planting nursery stock that will make shade trees when mature and not stick to planning pioneer species because they are easy to establish, albeit for a short time.
The talk will explore potential species that we can plant in new planting schemes in the future. Hosted by Clive Parker FCIHort.