Treehouse Heroes: Julia ‘Butterfly’ Hill

Treehouse Heroes: Julia ‘Butterfly’ Hill

At Blue Forest we are committed environmentalists, and of course, given our affinity for trees, we have a special interest in forest preservation. So when we heard the tale of the woman who lived exclusively in a tree for 738 days just to stop it from being cut down, we knew we had to writeRead More

Summer’s ending, but it’s not too late to bond with trees

Summer’s ending, but it’s not too late to bond with trees

As forecasters accurately predicted, August was replete with disappointing weather. However much to our delight, the Met Office have raised hopes of an Indian Summer with an optimistic three-month outlook. News of this forthcoming weather shift is very welcome in slowing the sobering message that summer is drawing to a close. So there’s still plentyRead More

Tree Houses In Fiction – 6th September is Read A Book Day

Tree Houses In Fiction – 6th September is Read A Book Day

What do tree houses symbolise for you? Ask almost anyone and they will have a distinct childhood experience – whether they built their own, played in a friends or simply dreamt of having one. And each experience will have its own symbolic value: from that first taste of freedom to developing an appetite for adventureRead More

Treehouse Heroes: This Guy

Treehouse Heroes: This Guy

This week’s Treehouse Hero entry is a bit of a silly one, and requires no explanation. What a guy. This elevating innovator is named Ethan Schlusser and comes from Idaho, USA. Ethan says his reason for constructing such an unorthodox route to his treehouse was simply that he “got tired of climbing a ladder sixRead More

Do Treehouses Damage Trees?

Do Treehouses Damage Trees?

Today, we’re going to be looking at the impact treehouses can have on trees, as well as the methods by which we can reduce this impact. Put simply, a treehouse will inevitably cause a certain amount of stress to a tree, and attempting to design a treehouse without sufficient understanding of tree anatomy can leadRead More

Blue Forest’s Quiet Mark Treehouse by John Lewis among the central features at The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Blue Forest’s Quiet Mark Treehouse by John Lewis among the central features at The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

We could say that our Quiet Treehouse is back with a bang, except that it’s kind of the opposite. Designed to showcase how “quiet technology” can be used to create a refuge from the racket of modern life, the Quiet Mark Treehouse and garden by John Lewis announces itself silently. The Quiet Treehouse is among the centralRead More