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A documentary inspired by a painting of an oak in Israel.
Ezra Barnea | Oct 10, 2020
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Oaks have been featured in several operas. Here is a list...
Roderick Cameron | Oct 09, 2020
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One of the world's leading oak collections is located in...
Francisco Garin Garcia | Oct 01, 2020

Plant Focus

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A guest post by Matt Candeias, host of the In Defense of Plants podcast and blog

Gardens & Arboreta

Congrove Arboretum

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When Christine and Ben Battle moved into Congrove Cottage in Upton Cheyney, near the city of Bath in the United Kingdom, they did not know the property concealed an old arboretum planted over 100 years prior to their arrival.

Evergreen Oaks at Caerhays Estate

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Charles Williams describes the evergreen oaks in Caerhays' collection, many of which are historic plants resulting form seed collected in the wild.

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For upwards of twenty years, Shaun Haddock has been planting oaks at the Arboretum de la Bergerette in southwest France, during which time at least 200 species of oak have already been trialled outdoors. This report initially appeared on the Journal of the Society, International Oaks No. 23.

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères

The Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères is without doubt one of the most extraordinary private botanic gardens in France.

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