Reading List: Our Top Tree Books

At The Tree Council we are often asked for our recommendations of useful tree reference books and other tree guides. So, with Christmas on its way, we have put together a reading list of our top 12 books on tree identification, growing and care. We hope you find it useful!  1. Field Guide to the Trees…

8 tree care tips for young trees

By Jon Stokes, Director of Trees, Science and Research If you planted whips (young trees) during National Tree Week in November, your trees are still in a delicate stage in their growth and winter can be a challenging time for them. A high proportion of trees that are planted may not survive without some TLC…

Top 10 tips for watering trees in a drought

During very hot weather, your local trees may need a little extra help, especially newly planted trees or those which are showing signs of stress. Trees should be watered three times a month from April until the end of September. When possible avoid evaporation by watering early or late, not in the middle of the…

Tree Trail

Create a #TreeTrail near you

The Tree Council has teamed up with TiCL Media to help people to enjoy trees and share their experiences as they are out walking. What can a TiCL App #TreeTrail do for you? Using a TiCL App #TreeTrail can help visitors explore and learn about the trees in a park or town, without the need…