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Britain’s Most Spectacular Trees

Our green and pleasant land is home to many tree species, each with their own unique characteristics and features. It would be difficult for us to pick a favourite – but if we were to pit them against each other, … More

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A Giant Welcome to the First Redwood Forest in Europe

The arrival of the first redwood forest in Europe We’re betting every Londoner has at some point stood in awe beneath the cross-section of the giant sequoia trunk at South Kensington’s Natural History Museum. Unless you’ve made a special trip … More

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Could Trees Provide Natural Flood Defences for London?

Over the last five years, news of catastrophic floods seems to have become a media staple. As Londoners, we’re used to seeing these events happen elsewhere – but we shouldn’t be complacent. A 2002 study commissioned by the London Climate … More

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Male and Female Trees: Their Differences Explained

Just as gender plays a large part in the human world, it’s an important fact of life for trees. Although tree reproduction doesn’t always depend on the presence of male and female, it’s something you need to know about if … More

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Why Not Bring the Calm and Beauty of Ancient Woodland to Your Garden?

There’s far more to woodland than just trees. We love spending time outdoors with the huge, ancient trees found in the woods around London, but the real attraction of ancient woodland is the sense of stillness and peace we feel … More

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