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