The tree almanac 2024

Hemery, Gabriel


A beautifully illustrated month-by-month guide following the miraculous seasonal journey of trees, from bare branches to budbursts, the first leaves to the first blossom and the great autumn colour-change. Each month has a miscellany of practical content, scientific gems and cultural wonders. The book includes recipes (elderflower champagne, pickled walnuts, spiced apple chutney), crafts (whistle whittling and making alder ink), curiosities to spot, notes on woodland wildlife, tree care instructions, folk traditions and marvels from a variety of trees and their surrounding habitats. Whether you are sitting under the shade of a plane tree in the city, discovering ancient forests or reaping harvest from a young orchard, this book has something for everyone to enjoy and learn.

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Publish Date: 09/11/2023


‘The perfect accompaniment to a year of forest walks’
Gardens Illustrated ‘Books of the Year’

A wondrous seasonal journey through Britain and Ireland’s trees.

Uncover the majesty and minutiae of the arboreal world in forest scientist Dr Gabriel Hemery’s illustrated month-by-month guide – including tree folklore and traditions, recipes and crafts, key dates, curiosities to spot, notes on wildlife and scientific marvels from the trees that surround us.

From bare branches to budbursts, the first leaves to the first blossom and the great autumn colour-change, the Tree Almanac celebrates with joyous detail all that trees give us – whether ancient or urban – and inspires us to reconnect with nature.

‘A seductive mix of science, history and culture’
Tracy Chevalier

Additional information

Weight 303 g
Dimensions 180 × 114 × 30 mm










582.160941 (edition:23)


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