Thursday, August 9, 2018

celtic sacred trees, and woodland plants ... not that i have a real interest in celtic religion, rather that i'm becoming interested in the necessary relationship between people and native trees in the long history of the pre-industrial world ... and i'm conscious of my own lack of "intimacy" with all things arboreal

























OAKS





































































































































































































































a year in the life ...
https://youtu.be/zdKYWiVy9FY

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/trees-woods-and-wildlife/british-trees/native-trees/english-oak/

https://www.cnrs-scrn.org/northern_mariner/vol03/tnm_3_1_1-43.pdf

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak

https://nottinghamhiddenhistoryteam.wordpress.com/2015/04/10/great-oaks-of-sherwood/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heart_of_Oak




HAWTHORN





















































































































































https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawthorn

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/trees-woods-and-wildlife/british-trees/native-trees/hawthorn/




WILLOW

























































































































https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willow





ALDER










































































a year in the life ...
https://youtu.be/UnP8L4qYLFY

https://treesforlife.org.uk/forest/mythology-folklore/alder2/

http://www.thegoddesstree.com/trees/Alder.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alnus_glutinosa

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alder




ASH









































































https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yggdrasil


https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2016/05/ash-dome-david-dash/

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/artist-living-sculpture-starts-dying-david-nash-stoical-life-death-ash-dome-1307201


















a year in the life ...
https://youtu.be/Z0JdCENAXeQ

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fraxinus_excelsior



ROWAN

















































































































https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sorbus_aucuparia

a year in the life ...
https://youtu.be/pHoCsCsxExA

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/trees-woods-and-wildlife/british-trees/native-trees/rowan/



BIRCH














































































A YEAR IN THE LIFE ...
https://youtu.be/udNRKyaBAok

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betula_pendula



ELDER








































































































































https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sambucus_nigra

a year in the life ...
https://youtu.be/ZIEhrkjwkCQ



NETTLE































































































http://www.handmadeapothecary.co.uk/blog/2017/9/1/know-your-nettles

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2016/05/butterflies-need-nettles/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urtica_dioica



IVY

































































































https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/trees-woods-and-wildlife/plants-and-fungi/woodland-wildflowers/ivy/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedera




YEW









































































































https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxus_baccata



HAZEL






























































































































https://youtu.be/gUKDaZRvDS4

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/trees-woods-and-wildlife/british-trees/native-trees/hazel/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corylus_avellana





HOLLY












































































https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilex_aquifoli





https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celtic_sacred_trees

https://www.forestry.gov.uk/PDF/FCBK020.pdf/$FILE/FCBK020.pdf