ARBOR DAY

Arbor day is a celebration of trees on the last Friday in April. Plant some trees, they release oxygen as they absorb carbon dioxide during photosynthesis. They need carbon dioxide to grow, making each tree a natural pollution filter for the planet. Read more here: ARBOR DAY FRIDAY

DOUGLAS FIR

Douglas fir trees are a native North American evergreen conifer, there are various species in the west, including Coastal or Rocky Mountain (Interior). They have small pine cones, which are produced in the spring. They are green at first and mature to brown. The seeds are a food source to small mammals such as mice,… Read More DOUGLAS FIR

TWISTED TREES

Twisted trees are cool to see while on the hiking trail. What causes these trees to spiral? Referred to as SPIRAL GRAIN, there is no definitive explanation. It is speculated to be caused by various things. A tree growing in a lop-sided way, which can cause nutrient deficiencies in the roots. This could be from growing… Read More TWISTED TREES