21 Trees

A Hidden Holly

I’m feeling full of hope. Today, I cleared a section of the garden that was densely overrun with non-native grasses and bushes that had established themselves and were spreading rapidly. It was sobering work, but underneath it all, I found some ivy and this – […]


One of our 21 native trees A rowan tree covered with berries is a beautiful sight. Also called ‘mountain ash,’ it’s ‘Caorthann’ in Irish and ‘Sorbus aucuparia’ in Latin. Rowan Tree: Basic Facts Height: 15 metres Life: 200 years Leaf: Feather like, with five to […]