Things We Heart – November 2018

We’ve rounded up some of the best tree stuff on the web for your enjoyment. Check out this month’s highlights below:

It’s that time of year…

If you celebrate Christmas, you’re probably preparing to set up your tree. But the age-old question remains – real versus artificial? Which is better for the environment? Take a look at some of the central claims and common misconceptions of each option.

… And if you decided on a real tree

Did you know that creepy crawlies could live in the fresh-cut tree that you plan to bring home? There could be hundreds, or even thousands, of baby insects, spiders, aphids, mites and others. Click here for five preventative steps you can take when selecting the perfect Christmas tree for your home.

Urban forestry and the Super Bowl?

Football fans, get ready! In an effort to beautify the Atlanta area for Super Bowl LII on February 3, 2019, the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee has provided funding for an urban forestry event in Atlanta. The City of Atlanta will also be chipping in funds to support this program to plant more than 40 trees in the Castleberry Hill neighborhood of the city, as well as throughout metro Atlanta. Read more about the initiative.

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