Tony Kirkham is the Head of Arboretum, Gardens & Horticulture Services, Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London. Holly Exley is a watercolour artist based in Derbyshire. She has illustrated several products for Laurence King, most recently Match a Leaf (2018). Her other clients include Lonely Planet and The Wall Street Journal.
Tree Vision is the ultimate card set to help you learn all about trees, their leaves, seeds, flowers and so much more!
Do you suffer from tree blindness? Learn to read the leaves using these flashcards and you’ll have the differences between tree species down in no time. Use the cards to identify your favourite trees, or set yourself a new challenge: can you recognise a horse chestnut tree from its leaf, or do you need to see its distinctive conkers before the penny drops? Each card includes detailed images, plus fascinating facts about all the trees featured.
Tree Vision is beautifully illustrated by Holly Exley and the accompanying text is written by Tony Kirkham, who is the Head of Arboretum, Gardens and Horticulture Services in the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London. Tony was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2020 and has authored six books including, most recently, Remarkable Trees.
Trees included in the box are: ash, beech, birch, cedar, hornbeam, juniper, lime, maple, oak, pine, spruce, sycamore, yew and many more, from species found in Asia, Africa, Australia, America and Europe.
This is a perfect gift and a boxed reference set for nature lovers, including interesting facts about the trees featured, supported by the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London, UK.
- 31 playing cards
- 300 illustrations
- Size - box dimensions 20cm x 11cm