Treeshelters offer a convenient solution to many of the problems faced during the establishment of trees in Britain. They can reduce the losses caused by mammal damage and improve the growing environment of the young tree. But what are their limitations? Are they always the answer?
This handbook, using data from over 200 Forestry Commission experiments throughout Britain, gives a balanced view of the benefits and disadvantages of treeshelters, and advises on the features required for a successful shelter.
- Treeshelter design
- benefits of treeshelters
- growth after emergence
- correct use of treeshelters