Strange Trees (that stole my heart)

From the cocoa tree that gives us chocolate to the Philippines’ rainbow tree, a global tour of rooted marvels. Hermann Hesse called trees “the most penetrating of preachers.” Three centuries earlier, a forgotten English gardener asserted that they “speak to the mind, and tell us many things, and teach us many good lessons.” Perhaps because…

via Strange Trees: An Illustrated Atlas of the World’s Arboreal Wonders — Brain Pickings

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