Trees and forests

Tree of the week: the hornbeam that inspired one man’s lifelong obsession – and his tattoo

August 31, 2020

Tim Mosley has photographed this tree in south London more than 100 times. He goes there to think, hang out with friends – and even took his fiancee to see it on their first date ‘It’s got a pleasing point, like the spades on playing cards.’ Photograph: Tom Fuller Tim Mosley loves his favourite hornbeam, […]

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Tree mapping app blossoms as city-dwellers seek out nature in lockdown

June 5, 2020

An online mapping tool featuring the location and species of more than 700,000 trees in London has had a fiftyfold increase in visitors to its site since the coronavirus lockdown measures were put in place. The founders of TreeTalk, which creates a walk specific to a user’s location and identifies trees on the route, say […]

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