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Oak trees slowly coming into leaf - we're in for a splash

Ash before oak – we are in for a soak

Oak before ash we are in for a splash

In reality oak pretty much always  comes into leaf before ash. 180 more words

Dartmoor Wildlife

Of Oak trees and their understorey

A delicate green haze seems to have suddenly appeared over many of our trees and hedgerows since the spring equinox. Another visit to my oak tree today revealed buds which are definitely elongating, though there is no real sign of leaves breaking out; oaks are amongst the last trees to do this. 298 more words

The Tree – God's Magnificent Masterpiece.

I’m guessing that often the posts I write on this blog are going to be about things I find frustrating. I suppose in a lot of ways, that’s only natural, at least for me. 495 more words


English oak and acorn

A couple of  weeks ago I wrote about sessile oak and its acorns – see here. Here are a couple of photos of English (or Pedunculate) Oak and its acorns for comparison. 33 more words

Dartmoor Wildlife

Sacred Oak and a Perpetual Choir

We recently went took a walk to a very sacred Oak tree called the White Leaved Oak.  This tree is said to be one of the sites of the Perpetual Choirs of Albion at which the Druids would keep up a perpetual chants.   107 more words

Magical Life