Established in 1981, Aveland Trees specialises in growing native trees and shrubs from seed, as well as woodland and hedgerow planting throughout Eastern England.


We are based in the village of Dunsby,
5 miles North of Bourne, Lincolnshire.


Contact us:
T: 01778 440716
M: 07889816411

Our Services

A little about what we do.

Woodland and Hedgerow Planting Woodland and Hedgerow Planting

Aveland Trees has been successfully planting woods and hedges for over 30 years. The planting season runs from the beginning of November through to the end of March. Woodland Planting Choice of species, density of planting and planting patterns are all critical decisions to be made that will have a lasting influence on the management […]

Woodland Management Woodland Management

Newly planted woodlands need to be cared for by weeding for the first 2 or 3 years but once the young trees are established and growing well they can be left alone until they start to compete with each other which may be at 8 to 15 years depending on the density of planting and […]

The Nursery The Nursery

Aveland Trees grows native trees and shrubs from seed that we collect ourselves. We collect large quantities of hawthorn berries (haws) each year which are sold to other British nurseries, we then buy back the hawthorn as one or two year plants.  This way Aveland Trees controls the seed source of its plants while benefiting […]


RFS Excellence in Forestry Award

Posted by on Jun 9, 2017 in News

We are proud to say that our Nursery Wood has just won the Gold Award in the 2017 Royal Forestry Society Excellence in Forestry competition. The Awards ceremony will take place at Grimsthorpe Park on 14th July.  

Planting New Countryside Hedges

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in Hedge planting

There are now two new reasons for planting hedges in the countryside. Firstly to maintain the traditional pattern of the landscape and secondly for their wildlife value.

Managing Chalara; Ash Die Back Disease

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in Forestry in the UK

Ash trees are a natural part of the British flora and Chalara is a naturally occurring fungal disease. It is difficult to see why man should be getting involved, particularly as the native Ash population seems so well equipped to deal with the problem by itself.