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Plants and Trees

Plants

Why are flowers important?

Flowers attract insects such as bees and butterflies through the pollen they produce.  In turn, the insects then pollinate

flowers of the same species which ensures seeds are

produced meaning the plants can exist for generations. 

 

Want more information? 

Woodland Trust

Some plants produce fruit or berries that can be eaten.  You will notice that some berries are a tasty treat for birds and squirrels!!

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Trees

What do trees do?

Trees are essential, they are the biggest plants on earth, they provide oxygen, store carbon, stabilise the soil and give life to the world's wildlife. They also provide us with the materials for tools and shelter.

Find out more here: woodlandtrust.org.uk

 

Folklore

Trees have been said to be the homes of tree spirits.

You will find that every tree has its own folklore history and a tale to tell.  Check out the trees down the trail and the signs giving a little insight.

 

 Here you will find some more interesting information:  woodlandtrust.org.uk

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