Providing shade, cleaning the air, using their roots to prevent erosion are just a few of the many benefits trees can provide. Julius Sterling Morton saw how important trees were when he moved to Nebraska and found himself wind blown and largely unprotected. Today his Arbor Day Farms is a beautiful tribute to the power of trees and provides a large variety of everyday and heritage variety apples.
I will admit that I have a special reason for loving Arbor Day Farms. This beautiful place is where my husband and I were staying for vacation when he proposed. It was a truly beautiful and perfect moment.
I'm so grateful for the beauty of trees. I'm grateful for all the benefits they provide us. I'm grateful to send loving energy and nourishment back to them. I'm grateful to have so many trees in my own yard. I'm grateful for the beauty and experience that Arbor Day Farms provides people. I'm grateful for the learning experience as well as the beautiful trails there. And I'm grateful for the beautiful memory of my husband down on one knee and saying YES!
What is your favorite thing about trees? When was the last time you took just a minute to honor the importance of the trees around you?
May today bless you with time to spend outdoors. May you see the beauty of all the types of trees around you. Have a beautiful day!