Using recycled materials for tree protection

Kingarrock Hickory Golf Course


Written by: Owen Browne

To shield newly planted trees from damage by sheep and deer, robust tree guards were fashioned from discarded pallets, old fenceposts, and storm-damaged chestnut palings once deployed for coastal erosion protection.

These materials, destined for landfill, have been repurposed, resulting in significant cost savings by avoiding the need to purchase new items whilst apdoting a new sustainable practice.

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