Bring trees to life like you've never seen before as The Secret Life of Trees invites you on an enchanting and illustrated journey into the astonishingly diverse growth of woodland wildlife in the world around us. A must-have volume for budding botanists, this divine nature book showcases the rich diversity of trees, combining bewildering facts about spindles, spruces and more, with dazzling landscape photography of the endless species of trees found in forests and woodland all around the globe. From feathery weeping willows in the summertime, to the sun-flamed Japanese maples that autumn graces upon us, The Secret Life of Trees recounts in exquisite detail the anatomy, behaviour and artistry of the extraordinary flora that breathes life into our lungs. With recent media coverage on climate change highlighting the global importance of our woodlands and rainforests, there's no better time than right now to immerse yourself in this extensive horticultural handbook for an illuminating blend of the science, culture, and history of trees dating back to the beginning of time. With passion in every page, this tree book promises: -A historical overview of the cultural influence of trees and their ecological importance -Striking photography to accompany the profound explanations of tree biology and behaviour -A clear and comprehensible guide to ecology from both a historical and scientific point of view. Let DK plant the seed of curiosity with this fantastic forest book, and watch as it blossoms into a life-long love of ecology, proving the ideal gift for naturalists or those with a soft-spot for nature photography. Incorporating an elegant design aesthetic, you can fully immerse yourself in the leafy paradise of these pages, and find yourself transported to the crinkled forest floor of breath-taking Arcadia, staring in awe at the dappled sunlight arrowed through the silk-soft leaves of pines, oaks, maples and more .
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Date of Publication: 31/03/2022