From the author of The Wisdom of Trees, an informative and practical guide to tree planting: including guidance on which trees to plant and where; how to plant, propagate and care for your trees; advice on the suitability and virtues of particular native trees (from oak to alder and from beech to blackthorn); amplified by details of how trees grow in nature and the stories of some famous tree planters. A glossary of websites, nurseries, conservation and other organisations completes the volume.
Max Adams is a critically acclaimed biographer and archaeologist and the author of Admiral Collingwood, The Prometheans, The King in the North and Aelfred's Britain. A teacher of woodland and tree histories, he manages an area of woodland in County Durham. www.theambulist.co.uk