in 1997 I planted 350 trees on my land. The Woodland trust supplied native broadleaf trees which included Oak, Ash, Field Maple, Hornbeam, Hawthorn, Hazel, Apple, Cherry and Rowan and I added White Poplar. The only evergreen was the holly.
To investigate ways of collaborating with other beings we share this planet with is a central task for artists today. I have been interacting and evolving with the trees, my perspective is changing as I explore how we can have a less extractive relationship with plants. We now know a lot more about trees behaviour and the way they communicate within the 'wood wide web' and I write about this.