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Tree Seedlings

"The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now."--Anonymous

Tree Facts (and a few quotes)
But first, are you looking for planting information?

How to Plant

Here are some general tree facts, useful in planting.

For your wedding or other event, please print out our simple html version of 'how to plant little treelings' for your guests.

Now, back to tree facts. :-)

Trees produce oxygen and store carbon dioxide and they do it day after day and year after year. As a tree grows it removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and stores it as wood fiber. It then converts that carbon dioxide into clean water and oxygen and releases it back into the atmosphere. A single tree can store over 70kg of carbon over its lifetime.

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. --Warren Buffett

In addition to cycling carbon dioxide and oxygen, trees have the added effect that they provide many other benefits to the ecosystem. Not only do they release clean air and water they also provide habitat for birds and wildlife, prevent soil erosion, and provide recreation opportunities.

Planting a tree to produce oxygen makes a great gift, to commemorate a special date or memorialize a special someone. A planted tree will continue to give back to the earth long after the occasion has passed.

People who will not sustain trees will soon live in a world that will not sustain people. --Bryce Nelson

At present, we only sell indigenous (native or naturalized) species thus maintaining balance in the local ecosystem.

Just Some Tree Facts in Waiting

Red Pine
(Pinus resinosa)
Sun: intolerant to shade, full sun Soil: mostly sandy sites, Deep sandy loams Moisture: Moderately-to well-drained sites Diameter at Maturity: 70 cm Height at Maturity: 25-30m Cones: egg-shaped cones are 4-6 centimetres long Description: Red Pine is essentially a tree of dry, sandy soils. It derives its name from the color of its bark, and can be further distinguished from white pine by the number of needles it contains in each cluster: two as opposed to five in white pine. Its egg-shaped cones are 4-6 centimetres long, attractive and used in many crafts including Christmas wreaths.

White Pine
White pine (Pinus strobus)
Sun: moderately shade tolerant
Soil: Sands, sandy loams, fine sandy loams and well drained silty loams
Moisture: Well-drained
Diameter at Maturity: 100cm
Height at Maturity: 30m
Cones: large and cylindrical, up to 20 centimetres long
Description: reaches a height of 25-35 metres. Its soft, flexible, blue- green needles remain on the tree for 2-3 years, then turn brown and fall in autumn. Cones are large and cylindrical, up to 20 centimetres long, and hang singly or in groups from the upper branches. After two summers of ripening they open in early autumn to release seed, and then fall.

More species to come...!

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Treelings Green Gifts & Nursery has been shipping tree seedlings across Canada since 2004 for weddings, corporate events and other 'earth-approved' occasions. We also sell seedlings and small trees for landscaping and forest remediation and like to work with the land owners to insure healthy reforestation. Our NGO tree planting projects are for very special trees and very special people.

Planting trees for any occasion just makes us feel better about our place in the scheme of things. We know we did do something, in our own small way to help heal the planet. When we plant a tree, we leave a legacy for future generations. Plant a tree and you plant a memory that lives on into perpetuity. Trees can live hundreds, even a thousand years into the future. Trees can bear fruit or nuts, provide shade from the heat of summer and shelter from the winter's blast. Trees offer fuel and lumber and many by-products used in the building trade.

Beautifully wrapped Evergreen Tree Seedlings carry the right message
for your family, friends and customers.

"I am thankful "for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky
and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes"
- e. e. cummings



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