The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate – Brain Pickings

“A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it.”

The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate

Trees dominate the world’s the oldest living organisms. Since the dawn of our species, they have been our silent companions, permeating our most enduring tales and never ceasing to inspire fantastical cosmogonies. Hermann Hesse called them “the most penetrating of preachers.” A forgotten seventeenth-century English gardener wrote of how they “speak to the mind, and tell us many things, and teach us many good lessons.”

https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/09/26/the-hidden-life-of-trees-peter-wohlleben/

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