4 Trees to Plant to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day

Are you planning on giving back this year by planting a tree?

Not sure which tree to plant?

Earth Day is April 22, and it is a great reminder for all of us to reduce our carbon footprints by planting a tree. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day is now a global event that is celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.

To celebrate Earth Day, we wanted to share with you 4 trees that you might like to plant and some tips on how to grow them.

  1. Cherry treeCherry Trees
    Just because you are working to reduce your carbon footprint, doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy the tree itself. In a recent article we published called How to Grow Cherry Trees Like George Washington, you’ll find what you need to know about growing cherry trees.

  2. Ash treeAsh Trees
    For a more classic option that would look great in any yard, we recommend planting an ash tree. This tree can grow in almost any soil and will offer shade in the hot summer months. For more tips on growing ash trees visit our article, How to Plant an Ash Tree.

  3. Birch TreeBirch Trees
    These trees can live for up to 20 years and potentially up to 50 if they are taken care of well. In our article, How to Care for Birch Trees, we outline just how to do it.

  4. Maple tree leavesMaple Trees
    You can chose a small variety of maple that will grow to about 20 feet or you can choose a larger tree that grow to 100. There is a maple tree for everyone and Spring is the perfect time to plant a maple tree. For tips on how to do it visit our article, 4 Tips to the Perfect Maple Tree.

More Tips on Caring for Trees


With these tips the tree you plant for Earth Day will last a lifetime. Have a wonderful Monday and a wonderful Earth Day everyone.

How are you celebrating Earth Day this year?

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