Living with Trees

Living with Trees is a rather unusual book, combining practical information with inspiring case studies, all with a view to helping people and communities reconnect with trees. Following a foreword by self-confessed tree-lover Dame Judi DenchContinue Reading

Green Gold social media

My latest book Green Gold was published on 18th April, and it’s been interesting seeing the first reviews. This week I’m looking forward to a number of promotional activities in Scotland.Continue Reading

Top tree and nature books 2016

2016 has been a rich sylvan literary year, and for the first time I include some fiction too. Hopefully there’s something here to cater for all interests. In no particular order, these are the tree and wood books that have informed and delighted, surprised and shocked me in 2016. [Update:Continue Reading

“This is a magnificent book which will appeal not only to anybody interested in trees, but also those who appreciate beautiful books. Highly recommended.” Kevin Hutchinson, Irish Forestry (Society of Irish Foresters) December 2014Continue Reading

[The] “New Sylva” bespeaks a cultural relationship with the tree that may be missing in other societies and has to do with the way trees are permitted to grow old in Britain — as in centuries old — and the way they inhabit a seamless terrain between close-set garden, parkContinue Reading

“Gabriel Hemery’s text is a precise, fascinating, fluent, wide-ranging and hard-headed synthesis: an excellent popular introduction to tree biology and forestry. But the book is more than that . . . Hemery is out to celebrate and inspire passion and love . . .”   “The drawings really are astonishing:Continue Reading

“Gabriel Hemery’s text is a precise, fascinating, fluent, wide-ranging and hard-headed synthesis: an excellent popular introduction to tree biology and forestry. But the book is more than that . . . Hemery is out to celebrate and inspire passion and love . . .”   “The drawings really are astonishing:Continue Reading

“There can perhaps be no greater tribute to Dr Gabriel Hemery’s The New Sylva than that it manages to inhabit the soul of Evelyn’s original, whilst reinvigorating it, and reshaping his message for our times.”   “Its pages contain not merely descriptions of the appearance of individual species . .Continue Reading

“There can perhaps be no greater tribute to Dr Gabriel Hemery’s The New Sylva than that it manages to inhabit the soul of Evelyn’s original, whilst reinvigorating it, and reshaping his message for our times.”   “Its pages contain not merely descriptions of the appearance of individual species . .Continue Reading