Saturday, July 3, 2010

Frugal trees......

We love going to the creek - its just a couple of miles down from our house. We've brought in river rock from there before and sticks that we used to build trellises for the garden. But yesterday, we brought in something else!
A maple tree! Yep, that's it..and ds trying to plant it for me. I'm hoping that this will take and one day get big enough to shade the back of our house from the hot summer sun...specially since it beats down real hard on the kitchen! ;-)
We also brought in a tiny mimosa- can't wait to see how that goes.

Just be sure to dig up as much of the roots as you can, and soak the hole very well. We waited until this water soaked in the ground, then put the dirt back in and watered it again. This worked for another maple along the back fence that we transplanted last year. What was once a little twig less than a foot tall is now a small tree. Love frugal trees!

Looking for trees? Know someone with wooded property? Ask can you come take a couple of small trees; they usually don't mind a bit!

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