I Planted a Tree

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 69 People

    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

    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

    I wish I could remember where

    so I could go visit & measure it's progress..
    cashetty69 cashetty69
    51-55, M
    Aug 23, 2015

    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

    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, 2015

    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

    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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