Image credit Rosie Hopkins, taken at Portmoak Moss
Scots Hawthorn Wins Tree of the Year
“It has been there as long as I can remember and I have so many fond memories going back through the generations. I have pictures of my grandfather and mum in front of the tree.” Drew Patterson
Voting Opens for Tree of The Year 2021
“Trees deserve to take centre stage. Tree of the Year is a simple way to show our love of trees at a time when trees are so vital to fight the climate and nature crisis.” Adam Cormack, Head of Campaigning for the Woodland Trust
Plant Focus: Foxglove
Foxgloves are an important source of pollen for bees.
Plant Focus: Horse Chestnut
The Horse Chestnut was introduced to the British Isles in the late 16th C from Turkey.
Plant focus: Bluebell
As the year moves on and into May, bluebells come into their full magnificence.