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    6 Fun Facts About Presidents and Trees

    By Sheereen Othman | February 20, 2017

    The tradition of planting and gardening at the White House dates all the way back to the first president to ever take office, when John Adams planted a vegetable garden. But the tradition of planting trees on White House grounds started with Thomas Jefferson. President Jefferson planted a grove of trees on the lawn. Over the past 200 years, numerous U.S. presidents have carried on this tradition of tree planting, whether it was planting memorial trees or planting trees as…

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    Trees are More Than Their Beauty

    Last fall we shared The Blue Trees — an inspiring art installation by artist Konstantin Dimopoulos to raise awareness about global deforestation.  The Blue Trees started in Australia and made its way to the…

    By Konstantin Dimopoulos | February 16, 2017
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    The Immortal Evergreen

    How are the plants in your yard looking these days? If you live in the North, as I do, your deciduous trees and shrubs are probably pretty bare. My sweetgum tree, viburnum shrubs and…

    By David Beaulieu | February 10, 2017
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    Beauty from the Boreal Forest

    The taiga forest —or boreal forest as we call it in North America — is the largest terrestrial biome in the world (other than the oceans).  Taiga is Russian for forest, but it also…

    By Sheereen Othman | January 20, 2017
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    8 Uses for your Tree After Christmas

    Whether to buy a real Christmas tree or artificial is an age-old question filled with lots of debate. Critics on both sides argue why one tree is better than the other. Naturally, artificial is…

    By Sheereen Othman | December 29, 2016
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    The Blue Trees

    The Blue Trees is an ongoing environmental art installation by artist, Konstantin Dimopoulos, about global deforestation. With the help of the community, he takes urban environments and through color, transforms them into surreal blue landscapes.…

    By Konstantin Dimopoulos | November 21, 2016
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    7 Haunted Forests That Will Give You The Chills

    Forests can provide a tranquil escape from the day-to-day responsibilities of life. With scenic views, fresh air and wildlife, this same sanctuary that puts one at ease ran wreak havoc if you trail off…

    By Sheereen Othman | October 31, 2016