Oak trees support more life than any other native tree, providing food and shelter to hundreds of species of insects, birds, mammals and fungi. They live long lives (between 700 – 1000 years) and bring stability and support to the environment around them. Their roots delve as deep as their branches open wide, giving them balance and a deep rootedness that supports their vast presence.
This iconic tree has shaped human evolution and we have an intrinsic connection to them in this landscape. We have walked beside them for thousands of years, feeding on their acorns, building boats and homes from their wood and navigating by, and meeting beneath their sheltering branches.
In this post we will be sharing more about our journey getting to know this wonderful tree and its symbolism and associations…Continue reading “The Magic of Oak”