Celebrating Birch: The Lore, Art, and Craft of an Ancient Tree
2007 | Fox Chapel Publishing | English | ISBN: 978 1565233072 | Pages 171 | PDF | 17.93Mb
With its graceful silhouette and distinctive white bark, the birch tree has been important to people wherever it has grown. This book covers all aspects of the North’s most versatile tree?from its biology and ecology to its different uses, craft applications, and legends. Some of the lore revealed includes birch’s role as a Welsh token of love and its mysterious connection with witches’ brooms.