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Naming Olvar Wood

The name Olvar Wood is taken from Tolkien’s The Simarillion, in which the olvar are growing things with roots in the ground and the kelvar are animals. It was Yavanna (giver of fruits), the second greatest of the Valar (pure, … Continue reading

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Brush box entings

Brush box, or Lophostemon Confertus, make up the bulk of trees at Olvar Wood. Most people would be more likely to recognise its timber’s detailed grain, popular for polished floorboards. Brush box usually have a single trunk and dense dome-headed … Continue reading

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