First off, the trees provide us with more than we can imagine. So the first Arbor Day took place back in 1872. That’s when one man garnered the help of his community to fill the flat plains of Nebraska with trees. So cool of an idea. SO so darn cool. Today, it is a holiday celebrated across the U.S. and around the globe.
Trees for your Home
There are many benefits to having trees in your home. These benefits include lowering your home’s energy costs and cooling costs, reducing the amount of allergens in the air, providing shade for your home, shielding you from UV rays, reducing the amount of airborne pollutants, acting as a sound barrier and reducing the potential for flooding in the event of a storm. The best way to take advantage of these benefits is by having a grove of trees in your home. One of the best ways to get started is by planting trees in pots. This is also a great way to introduce children to the wonders of trees.
Vital to Life
Firstly, trees are vital to life on this planet as they give oxygen, intercept pollutants, stabilize soil, and give shelter and sustenance to wildlife. Furthermore and most important, the same amount of carbon dioxide that is emitted by a car. A car driving 26,000 miles. Yes one tree equals that amount absorbed by one acre of mature trees. over a year period. Furthermore, trees are incredibly powerful and they need to be protected.
Did you also know that trees are responsible for keeping our air clean. Moreover and making our planet a habitable place to live? Moreover, trees are important to our health. As well as our well-being, and our environment. On Arbor Day, we celebrate trees, the benefits they provide and the importance of planting new trees in our community.
On this important day, let’s also remember to take a moment to appreciate the many other benefits trees offer in our communities and to remark on how many trees we already have! The best way to do this is to get outside, put on your rain boots, and go for a walk around the block with your tree friends to see how many you can spot. Or, better yet, have a viewing party where you all get together at a home outside and enjoy a picnic, beverage, and some fun education about trees and their role in the environment.
This Arbor Day graphic maps out the many benefits of trees and how people can make an impact in their communities on this year’s Arbor Day, coming up on April 27th.
Plant in your Yard one
If you plant a tree in your front yard, it will provide shade and reduce heat in your yard. If you plant a tree in your backyard, it will provide shade and reduce heat in your home. So plant a tree in your city. For it will reduce air pollution, spread oxygen, and also help cool the area. A relatively new way of thinking about trees is that they are not only positive environmental assets, but also a critical source of oxygen.
Oxygen is crucial for life. For having trees in the city is important for everyone’s health. That’s especially for children, older people and the physically disadvantaged.
Arbor Day Foundation Suggest Plant Tree By Children Bedrooms
The next step is to plant a tree in your child’s bedroom. If you have a child who is hyperactive or has ADHD, you might think, “Why would I want to put a tree in his room?” The answer is that a tree planted in your child’s room will provide him or her with a sunny and calming space. The same concept applies when you plant a tree in your backyard. When the weather becomes hot and humid, it’s important to have a shady spot in your backyard, or in your screened-in porch, or even in just one of your windows.
A tall tree provides that kind of shade. It can also provide an outlet for your child’s creativity.
Provide shade and reduce heat
If you have a tree in your front yard, it will provide shade and reduce heat in your yard. If you have a tree in your backyard, it will provide shade and reduce heat in your home. If you have a tree in your city, it will reduce air pollution, spread oxygen, and help cool the area. A relatively new way of thinking about trees is that they are not only positive environmental assets, but also a critical source of oxygen.
Again, oxygen is crucial for life. Especially so having trees in the city is important for everyone’s health. That’s most important for children, older people and also the physically disadvantaged.
Finally, it covers facts and stats on trees importance. Then it goes into how we all benefit from them. Yes we all benefit from trees. That’s including how over a year, one acre of mature trees do what? Believe it or not, they absorb the same amount of CO2 that emits from a car. To be clear folks, that’s 26,000 miles worth of driving in a year.