That was the slogan. I’m old enough to remember it, trays of tiny trees ready for our small fingers to thrust into holes dug by others.
National Tree Planting Year 1973 (with its slogan of “Plant a Tree in ’73”) led to the founding of the Tree Council to bring together organisations working for trees. It ran the first National Tree Week in 1975. Now up to a million trees are planted each year as a result of this winter festival.
I’ve planted a tree in the sidebar – an attractive button linking to the monthly Festival of the Trees.
If you get wood and like hugging it, or just delight in the arboreal, you too can have such a gizmo on your page. Just copy the code below and paste it into your blog:
This month’s carnival coincides with the UK’s National Tree Week, the start of the tree planting season and a nationwide celebration of trees and woods. So it would be great if there were lots of UK entries!
Submit your tree-related links to this month’s gracious host – Jade of Arboreality – by November 29. Her email is: jadeblackwater [at] brainripples [dot] com, and remember to put “Festival of the Trees” in the subject line.
Don’t stint with the linky-love – suggestions needn’t be to your own blog alone, if you find something on the web that you think tree fans should see please put that forward too.