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A Passion for Trees

The Legacy of John Evelyn

by Maggie Campbell-Culver

  • 392 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Transworld Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shrubs & trees,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Trees,
  • Nature,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Essays,
  • Gardening / Essays,
  • Gardening / General,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Trees & Forests - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8769508M
    ISBN 101903919479
    ISBN 109781903919477

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He was responsible for the first great raft of tree-planting and for a great influx of tree introductions to Britain.

Maggie Campbell-Culver s book like Sylva, has at its a core a section detailing the characteristics, history and uses of 33 trees incorporating the advice Evelyn gave and demonstrating its relevance still in the 20th-century.

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The author shares his protagonists’ passion for tall trees, and he mastered the techniques of tall-tree climbing to tell the story in The Wild Trees—the story of the fate of the world’s most splendid forests and of the imperiled biosphere itself/5(45).

Oscar winning actress,Dame Judi Dench has long been fascinated with trees, ever since she was a child she has objected to anyone cutting them down. She shared her passion for trees with her late husband, the actor Michael Williams, and together they nurtured their own arboretum/5(4).

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The author shares his protagonists' passion for tall trees, and he mastered the techniques of tall-tree climbing to tell the story in The Wild Trees–the story of the fate of the world's most splendid forests and of the imperiled biosphere itself.4/5(25).

Much like Joyce Kilmer in her poem "Trees," Andrea Sarubbi Fereshteh has captured the beauty and spirit of the trees in her first publishing. While this book's beautiful photographs reveal the unique appearance and wonder of some of the world's trees, it is Fereshteh's words that give the book 5/5(10).

Nadkarni is a model for a more holistic approach. Not only has she featured poetry about trees throughout this book, she has initiated projects to bring artists to the rainforest canopy, and has given lectures on trees in houses of worship.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring/5(). Get this from a library. A passion for trees: the legacy of John Evelyn. [Maggie Campbell-Culver] -- "There can be no better place to begin a celebration of our trees than with John Evelyn.

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