Mother’s Day

Struggling to find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day? Here are some fantastic gift ideas for you.

Birch

Birch ‘Lady of the woods’.

Symbolising growth, renewal, stability, initiative and adaptability.

Birch is one of the first trees to come into lead and is a representation of the emergence of spring. Eostre the Anglo Saxon goddess of spring was celebrated around and though the birch tree between the spring equinox and beltane.

Japanese Maple

Japanese Maple ‘baby’s hands’.

Symbolising peace and serenity, a symbol of grace. Beauty and magnificence, representing pure elegance and an educated sense of tastefulness. Unusual and complex individuals with great creativity, as well as people who seek out new experiences.

The Japanese Maple is known as “momji”. The word has two english translations. The first is “baby’s hands”, and the the second is “becomes crimson leaves”.

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The Mighty Oak.

One of the most loved trees in the world, a symbol of strength, morale, resistance and knowledge. Associated with honor, nobility and wisdom.

Throughout the major cultures of Europe the oak tree has been held in high esteem. Sacred to Zeus, Jupiter, Dagda, Perun and Thor. Each of these gods had dominion over rain, thunder and lightning, and it is no coincidence that oak trees appear to be more prone to lightning strikes than other trees.