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National Arbor Day 2016

In the Spring season my arboriculture activities tend to be a function of the weather: I prefer to prune trees when it’s cold, before the sap flows, and plant trees when the soil is “workable”. 77 more words

Nature Photography

My 'oak' tree

Oh dear… last week’s trip to Kew and a look at some of the huge range of oak trees there inspired me to go and take another look at my oak tree in High Wood. 230 more words

Do trees have babies?

I’m sorry I haven’t been posting on here lately. I’ve been bogged down with university work before half term, and over the Easter holidays I decided that I needed a tech and work-free fortnight to catch my breath. 202 more words


Man Wrongly Convicted In 1957 Illinois Murder To Be Released

CHICAGO (AP) – A 76-year-old man from Washington state who a prosecutor says was wrongly convicted in the abduction and killing of a 7-year-old Illinois schoolgirl in 1957 will be released from prison, a judge ordered Friday. 654 more words


Out and about

A warning: I haven’t felt the urge to photograph the same thing over and over again since I had a photo-frenzy at Lake Bled. So if you’re sick of spring tree posts, bypass this one! 337 more words


A tribute to the sycamore 

Now that I’ve got ID somewhere close to under my belt (or at least J has); now that I’ve reread the article on photographing inside; now that my brain no longer feels like porridge; now that spring has progressed by a few more days; now I can begin my tree tributes. 62 more words