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The agony of the British chainsaw massacre - Giles Wood

Regulars | By Giles Wood

Courtesy The Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera), Crown Copyright

Giles practices intervention prevention when it comes to ash dieback

‘To plant trees,’ said the distinguished landscape architect and Sufi mystic Russell Page, ‘is to give body and life to one’s dreams of a better world.’ That better world has already arrived for me, as I enjoy the fruits, nuts and firewood from a plantation I started 30 years ago on a de-natured prairie. I have also delivered shelter from the wind and shade from the sun. ...

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