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National Tree Week 2019 – Day 1: First, select your tree

National Tree Week (#NationalTreeWeek – marking the start of the UK winter tree planting season) takes place from today, 23rd Nov to 1st Dec this year and the Tree Council are encouraging us all to become #TreeChampions. In practical terms … Continue reading

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It’s National Tree Week – Let’s celebrate!

National Tree Week (a UK festival) was introduced in 1975 and is a celebration of all things ‘Tree’. It coincides with the beginning  of the winter planting season and here is the promotion poster for this year. As a long-term … Continue reading

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Watching the trees grow … from open field to mixed woodland

At the edge of Haslingfield, next to the river Rhee, a new wood is growing. It was begun two years ago and is one of the 60 ‘Diamond Jubilee’ woods planted as part of a Woodland Trust’s project celebrating the … Continue reading

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