Here is another selection of tree news articles from around the world. Click on each of the pictures if you would like to read the full stories.
Fallen jacaranda at university will be replaced
HS2 rail link ‘will destroy ancient woodland’(more…)
I had hoped by now that the oak tree (Quercus robur) I am following in Cardiff’s Thompson’s Park would be gold all over, but it seems to be one of the last trees to change colour, along with one or two stubborn ash trees (Fraxinus excelsior) I have seen around.
It has been a wonderful autumn for trees in the city this year, as we have had mostly cold and dry weather throughout October. See my other autumn blog posts here.
Most of the following pictures were taken on November 10. (more…)
Here we are again with the monthly shout-out to all tree followers. If you are new to tree following, read all about it here.
In the northern hemisphere it is glorious autumn, but if you are in the south it must be spring – an ideal time to choose a tree to follow for a year, so why not join us?
The tree-following link box closed on November 14, but at the bottom of this post you will find links to all the wonderful contributions we received this month… (more…)
I usually blog just once a week, but there is so much of golden autumn around at the moment that I can’t help keeping on about it, as it will be over so soon. Here are some recent images from Thompson’s Park in Cardiff, which I have been visiting throughout the year. It’s certainly a time of mellow fruitfulness. (more…)
I may be wrong, but it seems to me that some autumns are rubbish, damp and brown, and some are sparkling, with crisp days and wonderful colours. I think this is a good year, possibly because we had a couple of weeks of quite cold, dry weather with easterly winds earlier in October. Or maybe I just caught the right moment to look this time, catching the crimsons and golds. (more…)
The oak tree (Quercus robur) in the middle of Cardiff’s Thompson’s Park is at last tinged with autumn colours – although it’s still mostly green and you have to make an effort to find the golden leaves.
Now we are past the equinox and the daylight hours are getting shorter there is a distinct nip in the air. This has been particularly noticeable in the last fortnight as we have had cold easterly winds, unusual in South Wales. (more…)