Tuesday, April 20, 2010

EARTH DAY - 22 April 2010

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Or just plant a tree.

In the last few years I've planted a dozen silver birches, a couple of rowans (I thought I'd lost one in last year's disastrous wet, but it has buds this spring), cherry, hazel and some evergreens - including this lovely yew that the nurseryman told me was a miniature but is now over six feet.

And an accidental oak that self-seeded from the tree at the top of the garden. My only regret is that I didn't start sooner and that I haven't planted more.

1 comment:

Lacey Devlin said...

Wow I can't believe it's Earth Day again. Where is the year going? Great news that your rowan has buds. It's a fighter :)