Arbor Day Friday celebrates trees! During photosynthesis, trees release oxygen while they absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. They need carbon dioxide to grow, making each tree a natural pollution filter for the planet. Plant some trees! Plant trees that are appropriate to the terrain and ecosystem of the area. Here is a Ponderosa Pine… Read More ARBOR DAY


Palo Verde means “green tree” or “green pole” in Spanish. The bark of a Palo Verde is green because it is filled with chlorophyll. This tree conducts a majority of its photosynthesis in the bark and some in the leaves. This is the Foothill or Yellow Palo Verde in the Arizona Transition Zone area.