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DETAILS: Celebrate trees this Arbor Day by sending mail art to the Extension office. Be creative and have fun! When you create ... READ MORE
Here in Florida, we celebrate Arbor Day earlier than many other states because our springtime comes earlier. However, winter is the best time to plant trees, so Florida's Arbor Day is always the third Friday of January. No matter the time of ... READ MORE
Arbor Day has a 145-year history, started in Nebraska by a nature-loving newspaper editor named J. Sterling Morton who recognized the many valuable services trees provide. The first Arbor Day was such a big success that Mr. Morton's idea quickly ... READ MORE
Arbor Day has a 145-year history, started in Nebraska by a nature-loving newspaper editor who recognized the many valuable services trees provide. We humans often form emotional attachments to trees, planting them at the beginning of a marriage, ... READ MORE
Interested in planting a tree for Arbor Day? The University of Florida Extension, Escambia County, and Division of Forestry want to help by giving away two free trees per person on Thursday, January 14, 2016. Choose between a Willow oak, Nutall ... READ MORE
Most of us begin a new year with resolutions--to exercise more, to eat right, to spend our time more productively--but few things have as many lasting impacts for the future as the simple act of planting a tree.
Arbor Day (which literally ... READ MORE
Trees and shrubs often serve a distinct purpose in landscapes, other than to provide color. They are planted to provide shade, screen a view or noise, or to soften the hardscapes of the home.
With a little planning, we can have both beauty ... READ MORE
How much is a 400-year old live oak tree worth? Can you buy one online, with free shipping, and charge it to the credit card? Pick one up at the local home improvement store? Ask Santa? Of course not. When admiring a tree that size, we have ... READ MORE
Arbor Day (which literally means, “Tree Day”) was founded in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton, a naturalist and journalist in Nebraska. By 1882, it was celebrated by thousands of schoolchildren nationwide, who planted trees and took care of ... READ MORE