Tag: water

Tag: water

Trees Have Many Benefits

The next time you take a walk, notice the trees around you. There are lots of them, and they add so many good things to the surrounding environment. Many people love trees. Newsletters like Treehugger and organizations such as the Arbor Day Foundation help us understand the benefits of trees. Here are a few of

Mother Trees Keep Forests Healthy

Just as mothers help to make a family strong and connected, mother trees in forests do the same thing for other trees and vegetation. Ecologist Suzanne Simard recently wrote a book about that called Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest. She works at the University of British Columbia. Her book has

Planting a Garden Can Be Healing

Do you have a tree in your yard that you really like? If you do, it might be fun to plant a few flowers near it to make your own little garden. Gardens, even small ones with just a few flowers near a tree, can help people feel calmer and more relaxed. Notice how you