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Do for Trees #2: Remove "Stuff" and keep the weed whackers away

What happens when trees are strangled with "stuff?" Things wrapped around the tree's trunk is similar to your neck being strangled. You can't breathe. They can't grow. Trees not only grow UP but they grow AROUND.

Posted on 
Jun 21, 2019
  by
Basia Alexander
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Do for Trees #3: Insist on Construction Care and Fencing

When going through construction, the single most important thing you can do is put up fencing around the drip line of your trees.

Posted on 
Jun 19, 2019
  by
Basia Alexander
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Do for Trees #4: Advocate to keep trees. THINK WILD. Speak FOR Trees.

THINK WILD! We mean both applying creativity to the problem as well as leaving land naturally wild and free. Your speaking FOR trees with kindness and courage can make all of the difference to trees you love.

Posted on 
Jun 17, 2019
  by
Basia Alexander
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Do for Trees #5: Be Considerate, Come from the Tree's Point of View

What is a tree's life like? Imagine that you are a tree. That you can see through its "eyes"--so to speak.

Posted on 
Jun 14, 2019
  by
Basia Alexander
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Do for Trees #7: Transplant Properly

There’s more to transplanting than digging a hole. The tree is entirely dependent upon you to help it survive at least its first season in the new spot. Here are the key points and a detailed description.

Posted on 
Jun 11, 2019
  by
Basia Alexander
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Do for Trees #8: Go Organic

Go organic for trees, for bees, for yourself, for your world!

Posted on 
Jun 9, 2019
  by
Basia Alexander
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Do for Trees #9: Leave Leaves

Leaving leaves--shredded or whole--gives trees what they need. And it looks just fine. They are better than mulch.

Posted on 
Jun 5, 2019
  by
Basia Alexander
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Do for Trees #10 and #1: Clean Up and Help Each Other

Clean up not only the trash around trees but also the legal, governmental, and business culture concerning the environment. And, we Tree Protectors can help each other do it.

Posted on 
Jun 3, 2019
  by
Basia Alexander
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Top 10 Things to Do for Trees

Do these 10 things for trees and you will be a Hero Tree Protector!

Posted on 
Jun 1, 2019
  by
Basia Alexander
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#1 Way to Hurt Trees: Suffocation by Burying

Don't put anything over the roots of a tree. That causes suffocation because roots need air as much as they need water. Don't bury the tree in additional soil or under rocks. FILL KILLS.

Posted on 
Sep 20, 2018
  by
Basia Alexander
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