By Paul Homewood
This is an excellent essay by farmer and nature writer, John Lewis-Stempel:
I like trees. Sometimes I come over all Prince Charlesy and talk to ours, even pat their trunks. I have managed woods, written books praising trees, and I practise a bit of “agroforestry”, the farming system which combines trees with grass for grazing by Ermintrude, Shaun the Sheep, and Little Red Hen. But tree-planting in the UK is now a destructive mania. We need a moratorium on trees.
Full article here.
via NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT
December 23, 2020 at 04:00AM