The greyhound puppies which it represents are identical with a brace of saplings of the present day.
Its great value to the English forester is as a "nurse" for other trees, for which its dense leafage and tapering form render it admirably fitted, as it protects, without overshading, the young saplings, and yields saleable stakes and small poles when cut out.
Spurgeon's lectures, aphorisms, talks, and "Saplings for Sermons" were similarly stenographed, corrected and circulated.
ash saplings plus nondescript bushes of various sorts.
Back to map M Ash Trees A number of young ash saplings are next to the path here.