28 Apr '11, 11pm

5 Ways to Show Trees the Love

5 Ways to Show Trees the Love

Arbor day, a holiday devoted to planting trees; that’s just the best. The idea of Arbor Day started in 1872, when J. Sterling Morton, then a member of the Nebraska Board of Agriculture, introduced a resolution that the day should be: “epspecially set apart and consecrated for the planting of trees in the State of Nebraska and…hereby name it Arbor Day; and to urge upon the people of the State the vital importance of tree planting ….” Since then, the holiday has spread across the country. How can you celebrate this noble day? Well, plant a tree of course. You can visit the Arbor Day website for step-by-step instructions . No yard? you can also explore different ways to give a gift of a tree or tree-planting . Besides actually sinking a tree into soil, there are other ways to support arboreal respect and abundance–here are five places to start. 1. Mind your paper towels and n...

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