Changeable weather: even our visiting Pheasant is taking cover.
Finding the Mother Tree.
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Simard asserts that healthy forests centre on a matriarch tree that acts as a nexus of nutrient distribution that shares these nutrients among other trees of the same or different ages and species that are chemically and physically linked together by an expansive mycorrhizal network. Simard faced ridicule during her younger years; however her research became “critical to addressing problems in the timber industry” that led to reforms in sustainable forestry.
Old tree trunks No2.
Old tree trunks.
A Swan on her nest.
A late Spring – No3.
The weather is still changeable, it was lovely and sunny two hours ago, but prior to that I got soaked while out shopping. Thunder & lightning with hailstones in the middle of May !!, the sun has a lot to answer for with its sunspot activity, only went for cat food.
Hay-ho, good excuse for a glass of vino and the third book of Freya Stark’s auto biography.
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