This tree draws your eyes up and up, and in its vast surround and towering crown is a play of shapes and the brightest of greens: it’s like being inside a kaleidoscope, breathing in the scent of loam and wood and fresh leaf, bathed in birdsong … meeting a venerable lime tree in the South Downs National Park, and getting to the heart of things. Read More
The age of trees
Time is wrapped in moss, bud, lichen.
Gnarled bark holds secrets of years
for a wild tree never tells … Read More
Does Age Matter?
Ancient and veteran trees spark curiosity among almost anyone interested in trees – and while it’s certainly hugely impressive to think of a tree having leant shade to men and women 800 years ago or more, is age really the most important thing? Read More