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Tree of the month: English walnut
18 Jan

Tree of the month: English walnut

This month we look at the walnut tree! Originating from Asia, we’ve had walnut trees in Britain since the 16th century and they've been giving us fuel, food, fabric and...

Tree of the month – Sweet Chestnut
04 Oct

Tree of the month – Sweet Chestnut

Most commonly known for its edible nuts at Christmas, we don’t tend to use sweet chestnut timber in the UK, despite it being remarkably similar to oak. With chestnuts falling...

Tree of the Month – Radiata Pine
17 May

Tree of the Month – Radiata Pine

Radiata Pine is a tree which gets a bad reputation because of the softness of its timber, however its ability to be modified gives it amazing new qualities which might...