Planting trees

Posted: 26th April 2008 by ElShaddai Edwards in Uncategorized
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We took advantage of Burnsville’s “bare root” tree sale to plant two “Autumn Blaze” maples in the backyard. The hope is that in several years, they’ll be large enough to shade the house from the morning sun, keeping the inside cooler and saving some money, as well as shade part of the yard in the afternoon and evening so that the grass doesn’t get so scorched.

Of course, this spring being what it is, ElShaddai woke up to an inch of new snow on the grass when he went out to dig the holes before getting the trees…

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