Clonal plant propagation is a very useful way for creating exact copies of important trees for conservation and future research.
This year’s winner of the Association of Polelathe Turners Woodland Heritage Trophy was Katie Abbott with her stunning Yew and Burr elm chair.
The company is the 83rd Livery of the City of London out of 103, but only the sixth to be formed since the reign of Queen Anne.
In addition to the attractive "cruck" shelter presented by Woodland Heritage in 2002, the Arboretum has seen some exciting improvements in the past year.
Given the fall in the market value of land after planting, should farmers be compensated for the full cost of acting as custodians of our national forestry asset?