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Britain’s Trees

A Treasury of Traditions, Superstitions, Remedies and Literature

Jo Woolf

National Trust

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ISBN: 9781911358862

Price: £12.99

Publication date: 5 March 2020

Category: Lifestyle & Gardening

This lovely book will enable the reader to identify Britain’s trees and enjoy reading the rich folklore and traditions connected with them. From hawthorn to holly, from beech to blackthorn, each of Britain’s 40 or so native trees are illustrated and a text weaves together the fascinating natural history, folklore, traditions, and remedies connected with them. The stories of some of Britain’s oldest and most beloved trees, some dating back thousands of years, are included too. As well as a fascinating book to dip into, the illustrations mean it also functions as a handy identification guide. 

ABOUT THE Author

Jo was born in Shropshire, and now lives with her husband in Argyll. She has always had a passion for writing, along with a lively fascination for history and the natural world. In 2016 she was invited to become Writer in Residence at the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.

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