Recycle Christmas Trees To Benefit Birds: Another idea: beach restoration

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Recycle Christmas Trees To Benefit Birds

By SongofJoy
December 26, 2013

Evergreen trees are good for protecting bird feeders from predators and wind. After the holidays, recycle your old Christmas tree to help the birds.

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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Dec 26, 2013 5:48 AM CST
Christmas trees are sometimes put on beaches and anchored down to trap sand to slowly rebuild damaged dunes and banks. The sand slowly covers the tree, and dune grasses can be planted on top to hold down the sand.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched -- they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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frostweed
Dec 26, 2013 4:58 PM CST
Those are both very good ideas Tee. Smiling
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
Cherish today
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages Plant Identifier I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar
Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Cat Lover Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Birds
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SongofJoy
Dec 26, 2013 6:14 PM CST
Thanks, Jo. :)
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched -- they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller

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