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Queen’s Wood November Walk

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species

This is a list of what we think are all the 300 different types of trees you are likely to come across in London – please let us know what you think. Most of them are quite rare, there are

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glossary

Maiden A single stemmed tree that has never been cut to stimulate growth. Pollard A tree cut at height of 2 – 3 metres to produce new shoots. Coppice A tree cut at or near ground level to produce new

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species – oak

Quercus (“oak”) robur (”strength”) – around 800 species globally, native to the Northern hemisphere. Many can live for more than 1000 years. Bark: has therapeutic properties when boiled. Fruit (acorn): used to feed livestock and was used for human consumption.

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borough tree planting programme

The Council is committed to increase the number of trees in the borough in addition to planting replacement trees for all those removed from streets, parks and housing estates. The tree planting programme targets 4 different wards each year. This

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leaflet – Friends of Finsbury Park Tree Trail

This trail was created by the Friends of Finsbury Park. There are 16 trees in the trail. They each have a numbered post telling you what type of tree it is. This guide gives you a bit more information about each

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tree care

Watering Trees Trees are a bit like umbrellas when it comes to rainfall – unless the ground is receptive (not surrounded by tarmac, concrete, pavement etc) the water runs off, not reaching the ‘ball’ of roots that use water best

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orchards

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs defines an orchard as having a minimum of five well-spaced trees. Blossoms, fruits, and leaves of the apple tree The varieties in the table below fruit from September onwards, making them ideal

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scientific names

Every animal or plant species has a double-barreled or ‘binomial’ scientific name, translated into Latin by the first person to classify it. Choosing to write scientific names in Latin was first proposed by the 18th century Swedish naturalist, Carl Linnaeus. Everyone can use the

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