Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) I could not beleive it when I discovered this amazing tree growing in a corner of my local park some years ago. It stands tall and proud above all the other trees, and I was so excited about its discoverey I even emailed my local newspaper to tell them all about… Read More A Living Fossil
Quercus x hispanica ‘Lucombeana’ This was quite an unusual oak I came across, and which I had never seen before. It is a natural hybrid between the Turkey Oak (Quercus cerris) and the Cork Oak (Quercus subur). Growing up to a height of 35m, this is a tall semi-evergreen tree with heavy branches on a relatively… Read More Lucombe Oak
Of course, there are no crocodiles in England. I can’t help myself sometimes, but my imagination sees forms within forms, and my mind just connects the dots and we have a dragon sailing across the sky, but of course there are no dragons in England, either. It was only a cloud formation, and this is… Read More Crocodile Lurking
I have always love the way sunlight filters through the woodland canopy, and in this case through the leaves of this old ash tree.