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Oak Open Days, Heanley Farm and Thenford House, United Kingdom, July 17-18, 2016

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Christopher Carnaghan

Published May 2017 in International Oaks No. 28: 167–184


It’s a particular pleasure to visit the collections of fellow IOS members, and so it was when a score of fellow members gathered at the house of David and Carol Gooder, some 15 miles northeast of Birmingham in the English Midlands. After a warm welcome (and a tasty breakfast for the hungry) we were in fine fettle for a day studying and admiring a very promising young collection of oaks.


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