May is Arbor Month in Minnesota
May 27, 2023
by Laurel Latham
What does he plant who plants a tree?
He plants a friend of sun and sky;
He plants the flag of breezes free;
The shaft of beauty towering high.
He plants a home to heaven anigh
For song and mother-croon of bird
In hushed and happy twilight heard-
The treble of heaven's harmony-
These things he plants who plants a tree.
-excerpt from The Heart Of The Tree -Henry Cuyler Bunner
Minnesota celebrates Arbor Day the last Friday in April. Since 1978, May has been Arbor Month in Minnesota. The warmer weather in May allows newly planted trees to get off to a good start, a...
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