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(disclaimer –  These books are my suggestions for a good read. I earn a small percentage from the links which helps pay for this site).

With this astonishing collection, Thomas Pakenham produced a new kind of tree book. The arrangement owes little to conventional botany. The sixty trees are grouped according to their own strong personalities: Natives, Travellers, Shrines, Fantasies and Survivors. From the ancient native trees, many of which are huge and immeasurably old, to the exotic newcomers from Europe, the East and North America, MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE TREES captures the history and beauty of these entrancing living structures. [Amazon]


In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware. [Amazon]



Shinrin-Yoku is the gentle, healing practice of “Forest Bathing.” Widely used in Japan, Forest Bathing and other nature-based healing practices are making their way into the rest of the world. In this book, Wilderness Guide and Nature Connection Mentor M. Amos Clifford draws on four decades of experience to suggest leadership strategies for taking people on Shinrin-Yoku walks. [Amazon]

A lavishly illustrated tribute to Britain’s oldest, largest and most famous trees told through legends, history and literature. Trees have always inspired awe and wonder and some of our ancient trees have been standing for over a thousand years. In this fascinating and lovingly researched book the author selects the most interesting of them and compares archive photographs and engravings with contemporary colour photographs. [Amazon}