PLANT A TREE!
Here's something to think about. It is perhaps a bit late in the season to be planting trees, but think about this project for the spring. It's something we, as gardeners, can do throughout our communities and gardens. PLANT A TREE, AND HELP SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT!
Here's part of an article I read yesterday, and it speaks volumes to all of us!
KENYAN STARTS TREE-PLANTING CAMPAIGN
By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY, Associated Press Writer Wed Nov 8, 9:12 AM ET
NAIROBI, Kenya - A Kenyan environmentalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner called on people around the world to plant 1 billion trees in the next year, saying Wednesday the effort is a way ordinary citizens can fight global warming.
Wangari Maathai, who in 2004 became the first black African woman to win a Nobel in any category, urged participants to ensure the trees thrive long after they are planted.
"It's one thing to plant a tree, it's another to make it survive," said Maathai, who founded Kenya's Green Party in 1987 and focused on planting trees to address the wood fuel crisis here.
Maathai said the campaign is meant to inspire ordinary citizens to help the environment.
"This something that anybody can do," Maathai said Wednesday at the U.N. conference on climate change, which has drawn delegates from more than 100 countries to Kenya..."