European Larch and the Bald Cypress recognizing these trees with the aid of images,text and descriptions. The intention of this series 'A Study of Trees' is to help those interested in trees to identi
A look at this species and its past and present medicinal and culinary uses. Description and images. Notes and observations from past herbalists and physicians. The beautiful blooms enhance ----------
Grasshopper Warbler is another in the series of European birds. Lifestyle, breeding, images/description. Nest and eggs. this elusive and secretive bird of the undergrowth is in decline in the UK, and
This is the second in the series How plants live and thrive. Here we review the function and purpose of the foliage. Images,descriptions. Botanical and Latin terms explained. -----
Roots and rhizomes takes a look at the function and purpose of various types of the root systems of plants. Botanical phrases explained. there are images of the plants and of some ofthe root systems.
This fascinating tree is confined to the limestone regions of Lancashire north west England. uses of its wood. description and images. Basic biology. Conservation issues-----
This article reviews the thistles and their relatives. Images and descriptions of this fascinating group of plants. medicinal and culinary uses are included where relevant.
The elegant alder tree is steeped in myths and legends and has many uses now and in the past. description of the tree and with images and description of the Latin and common names