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I Planted a Tree

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    When I had my miscarriage I took the baby home

    and buried him with a tree. The nurse thought I was crazy, he's to small to see, but I needed closure...it's not like I could hold him. We kept what the nurse collected in the deep freezer with our food (double & triple wrapped in hazmat container and bags and then extra...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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    I Planted A Few Saplings And Trying To Get Some More Now.

    Planted 6 saplings - and 2 are surviving now in my rural school.
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jun 20, 2012

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    Banana Plantation.

    Takes a year to grow and comes from a cutting. Of course - it yields Bananas. True Story: The school where I hang around, had some sort of an election for High School students. One of the kid promised he'd plant some trees if elected. And by jove, he did get elected - and the kid...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jul 8, 2012

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    Spathodea Tree In Progress

    This is a Spathodea-tree found mostly in the South Indian region and It grows large and big.It is a shade bearing tree and hardy. This tree or rather sapling was planted a few months ago in a rural school. Now, its growing a bit. Its about 2 feet tall and needs a couple of years...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jul 8, 2012

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    In Grade School

    I planted a fir tree in my backyard.  The thing grew like a weed and was soon taking up a good portion of the yard.  It's still there and still going strong after over 40 years.  I'm still going strong but 3,000 miles away from my tree.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 2, 2009

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    Rain Tree In Progress

    This is a Rain Tree - grows mostly in South India, spans shade about 100 sq ft , good for shade and grows about 50-60 ft high. Rough tree, and can survive under harsh conditions. The rural school where I work - needed a shade for the children to play under. So I thought raising...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jul 8, 2012

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    I love nurturing things! I plan to plant as much trees as I can. For we do need more trees. I like to do bonsais as well, and I looove grass plants. I also talk to them. All the...
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    "For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they...
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    Ive learned so much about life, success, nature, science, creation and much more by opbserving trees. there are so many things to notice about them. ultimately, trees are what tied...
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    Trees are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool Molecules? Cab drivers? Dan? Molly? Treeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeees? I like trees...
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    They are so old. Hundreds of years and still in there prime. Their bark tells a story of test and trial. Life and death. The moss tells you what direction you are. The leave rustle...
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    Wind whistling through the trees....Sounds like God's own orchestra. All of the different plants and trees and stumps and whatever..they make their own sound. Each gust of wind...
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    Receive ten saplings to plant when you join Arbor Day Foundation! Or Get this shirt and the will donate 10 trees to the rainforest!Happy Arborday and Earth day!http://shop.arborday...
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    I loved to climb trees as kid. I also had a small tree fort.
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    When it's windy the darn tree bumps the house. When there's a breeze a pine cone tumbles down. Noisy. Don't even get me started about storm weather and this tree...
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    I still do. On camp this year, I was close to sent home. I somehow managed to climb every tree we went past: even a dead one that was falling apart, and one that was five-six...
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    I want to plant a fruit tree. Definitely on my bucketlist.
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    http://youtu.be/k1LzX54kR9s The shade of the tree we planted It grew strong with roots and branches But it's just not ours anymore
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    So I got a call about a month or so ago from him. He was going to be in Sydney again and wanted to see me. So we decided to meet at a bar again and have some drinks. I was wet...
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