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Celebrating Arbor Day!

I got up early for the tree giveaway at McKinley High School this morning. They passed out a few brochures (one with a bonus salad recipe on the back) and also a cute quiz to complete while I waited in line. 48 more words

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Happy Texas Arbor Day!

The national Arbor Day may be celebrated in the Spring, but here in Texas it’s celebrated the first Friday in November. This is because rather than worries about continuous freezing weather, here most trees need as much time as possible to grow strong before the intense summer heat. 409 more words

Gardening

Plant a Tree

We’re almost exactly on the other side of the year from Arbor Day; the next day it falls on is April 28, 2017. But I just thought I’d put in a plug for tree planting anyway. 964 more words

Nature

City of Murphy Arbor Day Volunteers Needed

On Saturday, November 5th, the City of Murphy is looking for volunteers to plant trees at Murphy Central Park at 550 North Murphy Road. The event runs from 10:00 a.m. 167 more words

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The Re-naming of Columbus Day

Today as many American’s are given the opportunity to sleep in a little later and enjoy a matinee due to the celebration of a mass murderer, more cities and states are slowing beginning to come around to the idea of re-naming this day to something along the lines of ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’, which of course would shift the focus from the murderer to the murdered.  715 more words

A Happy Day for Ilex!

Last spring was a sad day for me. I lost an old friend. She had been around here a lot longer than me and boy, did she have the stories to tell!! 566 more words

Nature