The chestnut tree is not only beautiful but can live to be over a thousand years old. In addition to providing luxurious shade, the chestnut tree’s nuts are a reliable food source that can sustain people for extended periods and some species of the chestnut tree also get very large. The ancient chestnut tree is […]
Though relatively simple to grow, there are several common issues which lead to the decline of plant health – issues that may cause growers to ask, ‘is my horse chestnut sick?’ If you’re one of these growers, this article will help.
The entire eastern half of the United States was once blanketed by 4 billion chestnut trees that were suddenly wiped out by disease in the early 1900s. Here’s how a team of citizen scientists are bringing them back: Chestnut trees once covered the entire eastern half of the United States, from Canada to Georgia. They […]
Hannah is a forager chef who runs supper clubs and caters private events in London and Hampshire. She uses hyper-seasonal ingredients brought alive by unusual herbs and foraged wild ingredients; telling the story behind the creation of her menus.
Chestnut trees have been cultivated for their starchy nuts for thousands of years. If you are thinking of growing chestnut trees, click on the article that follows for tips and information about chestnut tree care.