The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries from a Secret World
by Peter Wohlleben, translated from the German by Jane Billinghurst
In 1664 John Evelyn, diarist, country gentleman, and commissioner at the court of Charles II, produced his monumental book on trees: Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest Trees. It was a seventeenth-century best seller. His message? A very modern one. We are in desperate need of trees for all kinds of reasons. Get out there with your spade and plant one today.