If you go down to the woods today…you may notice how many acorns and seeds are about. That’s because 2020 is a “mast year” where the trees coordinate to produce bumper crops, which they do every few years.

They do this through communication, but how they communicate – across sometimes thousands of miles – is a bit of a mystery. It seems to be through a variety of cues of chemical signals, underground communications, and the right conditions. The theory of this incredible communication is they need, and accept, some help from the weather and from fungi: just the same as how humans may need a bit of help with their signals, communications and conditions from outside agencies, therapists or mediators, to get things just right.

Tabitha

Therapist, Relate Bradford

Disclaimer: This is a personal blog and any views or opinions represented in this blog are personal and belong solely to the blog owner and do not represent those of Relate Bradford.


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