When is Bird Nesting Season?

‘Bird Nesting Season’ is officially from February until August (Natural England) and it is recommended that vegetation works (tree or hedge cutting) or site clearance should be done outside of the nesting season. In practice tbough, the nesting period may start before...

Spectacular and Unique Trees and Forests Around the World – 6

Giant Sequoias, California From the article by Ebden Diskin 5/2/21, updated from 10/9/14 from www.matadornetwork.com NO ONE APPRECIATED the beauty of trees, and immortalized them in literature, more than J.R.R. Tolkien. “I am at home among the trees,” said...

Spectacular and Unique Trees and Forests Around the World – 5

Angel Oak, South Carolina From the article by Ebden Diskin 5/2/21, updated from 10/9/14 from www.matadornetwork.com NO ONE APPRECIATED the beauty of trees, and immortalized them in literature, more than J.R.R. Tolkien. “I am at home among the trees,” said...

Trees Get Overheated in a Warmer Rainforest

From: Science Daily, 27/9/22 The ability of rainforests to store carbon can decrease in pace with climate change. This is due to photosynthesis rates in the leaves of rainforest species falling at higher temperatures and the trees’ natural cooling systems...

Right Tree, Right Place

From: BBC News, 06/10/22 Lovely to read recently about a council initiating a two-year project to plant more than 500 trees by March 2023 in urban areas of Great Yarmouth, as part of the Forgotten Places: Greening Coastal Towns and Cities initiative. Choosing the...

How Heatwaves Can Impact Your Trees

This summer hit a milestone in UK climate history. Records for extreme heat and low rainfall were broken as we experienced the hottest day on record. The effect on our health and economy was widely reported, but what effect do extreme heatwaves have on trees?...

Spectacular and Unique Trees and Forests Around the World – 4

Bamboo Forests, Japan From the article by Ebden Diskin 5/2/21, updated from 10/9/14 from www.matadornetwork.com NO ONE APPRECIATED the beauty of trees, and immortalised them in literature, more than J.R.R. Tolkien. “I am at home among the trees,” said Legolas the elf...

Spectacular and Unique Trees and Forests Around the World 3

Dragon’s Blood Trees, Socotra Island From the article by Ebden Diskin 5/2/21, updated from 10/9/14 from www.matadornetwork.com NO ONE APPRECIATED the beauty of trees, and immortalised them in literature, more than J.R.R. Tolkien. “I am at home among the...