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Tree detective: Amelanchier

There are many familiar UK trees, but some less common ones are not always easy to identify. This is the case with the Amelanchier. Continue reading

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Tree leaves: a brief history

Leaves of trees have had all sorts of uses in our history Continue reading

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A tree with magic powers

Rowan or mountain ash was believed by our ancestors to protect against lightning and evil Continue reading

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Naming the trees

How did trees get their names? Continue reading

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London plane – one of the locals?

The London plane is one of the world’s most popular urban trees; where did it come from? Continue reading

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