ancient woodland

Abbeyleix: the rescue of an Irish Georgian gem

10 June 2017 9:00 am

This large and splendid book is more in the nature of a grand illustrated guidebook than a historical monograph. Hundreds…

Loveliest of trees: ‘Cherry blossom at Asakura’ by Ando or Utagawa Hiroshige.The flowering cherry is a national obsession in Japan — and in Korea has been eradicated

The oak doesn't belong to England

13 August 2016 9:00 am

Was it perhaps the landscape historian Oliver Rackham who gave rise to our present preoccupation with old trees through his…