As insignificant as they might seem, trees are imperative for all life forms to survive, which is precisely why National Love A Tree Day is celebrated. Continue reading to find out more!
When Is Love a Tree Day?
National Love A Tree Day is celebrated on May 16 each year. This year, National Love A Tree Day falls on Sunday, May 16, 2021.
Read the frequently asked questions and facts below to know more about trees and national love a tree day.
How do I celebrate National Love A Tree Day?
The best way to celebrate the day would be by planting a tree. However, you can also post content online to spread the love or contribute to an organization working for this goal already.
What is America’s national tree?
Recently, through a historic bill present in front of Congress, the Oaktree was named America’s national tree.
Which tree is found most commonly in America?
Found in the North, the red maple tree is the most common in the US, followed by Loblolly pine, which is found more in the Southern part.
Do trees converse with each other?
Various researches have found out that trees do talk with each other. One such study by Dr. Simard in 1997 suggested that the paper birch and Douglas fir tree interacted with each other. To put it simply, they did so by using their symbiotic relationship with fungi.
Do trees cry or scream?
When deprived of water or sunlight, trees scream and cry, but it is an ultrasonic sound, one too high for us to hear.
What is the most famous tree?
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi tree of Sri Lanka is the most famous globally, closely followed by the American General Sherman, Australian Burke & Wills Dig Tree, and the Major Oak of England.
Do trees feel the feeling of love?
According to research by Peter Wohlleben, trees have all types of feelings, including sadness, fear, and love, etc. He, moreover, stated that trees “love company and like to take things slow.”
What is the most common tree on earth?
With hard and durable wood, oak trees are among the most trees globally and have over 90 species in just the US. These come from the genus Quercus and are also extremely resistant to most diseases.
How do trees talk to each other?
California holds the record for oldest living trees in North America, some of which are even over 4,000 years old. The oldest one, Methuselah, has been around for 5,062 years. The largest one in the world, Utah’s Pando aspen grove, dates back around 80,000 years.
Planting trees around your house can save up to 25% on your bills by cooling by as much as 20 degrees during summertime.
The “Moon Trees” was formed by seeds taken to the moon by Apollo 14 and were meant to check whether the moon’s orbit will affect their growth somehow.
Being around trees is said to help reduce mental and physical tension.
A mature tree absorbs around 48 pounds of CO2 per year, and in Chicago alone, trees remove around 18,000 tons of pollution per year.
There are around 60,000 tree species worldwide, and Brazil, Columbia, and Indonesia have the highest number of native species.
Other than absorbing Carbon Dioxide, trees also help prevent soil erosion and act as natural filters for rainwater.
A tree species, Wollemia, thought to have existed over 150 million years ago, was found recently in Australia and, with just 80 trees and 300 seedlings, it is now considered to be critically endangered.
The trees, with the help of fungi, have formed huge underground networks through which they communicate and share resources like water and food while the fungi, in return, get sugars.
While an Oak tree can consume 100 gallons of water daily, giant Sequoias can take up 500 gallons per day.
Jokes to celebrate trees
What did the tree wear to the pool party?
What did the beaver say to the tree?
It’s been nice gnawing you!
Why did the leaf go to the doctor?
It was feeling green!
How do the bees travel to trees?
They take the buzz.
How do you properly identify a dogwood tree?
By the bark!
How do trees access the internet?
They log on.
What do plants do when they first meet each other?
They in-tree-duce themselves!
What did the tree say to the bully?
Leaf me alone.
Why do trees make the worst frenemies?
Because they are the best at throwing shade!
What did the tree do when the bank closed?
It started its own branch.
Which Canadian city is a tree’s favorite?
What do you call a tree with lots of friends?
What’s a tree’s favorite dating app?
What tree produces fruit that tastes like chicken?
Why are leaves always involved in risky business?
Because they constantly have to go out on a limb.
A friend went to a Star Trek fancy dress party dressed as a tree. He was the Captain’s Log.
A friend asked what an acorn is. I said, “in a nutshell, it’s an oak tree.”
The local police force has recruited a tree. It’s a Special Branch.
I used to spend lots of time with a friend in his treehouse. Then we fell out.
A friend is tracing his family tree. He’s not very good at drawing.
A local bank is opening an ATM in a tree. If it is successful, they might expand to other branches.
Sorry if my jokes are a bit mains-tree-m.
Both countries signed the tree-ty.
Adam has an illustreeous father.
Be careful, that stuff’s industreeal strength.
Amber, the tree, was so frustrated because she had so many limbs but was unable to walk.
The giant pine tree told the private investigator and his dog they were barking up the wrong tree in this investigation.
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
Keep a green tree in your heart, and perhaps the singing bird will come.
Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
Trees exhale for us so that we can inhale them to stay alive. Can we ever forget that? Let us love trees with every breath we take until we perish.
Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.
Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest’s wilderness.
Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.
The tree is more than first a seed; it is a stem, a living trunk, and then dead timber. The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
- Life is better with trees.
- Lost in the woods.
- This is my happy place.
- Beauty all around us.
- Be strong and steady, like a tree.
- From the tiny acorn grows the mighty oak.
- Find me where the wild things are.
- Love is a tree, and lovers are its shade.
- Breathe the wild air.
- Storms make trees take deeper roots.
- Find me where the trees are.
- Trees give peace to my soul.
- Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.
- Solitary trees, if they grow, grow strong.
- I am most alive among the tall trees.
- Keep it natural.
- The forest is our friend.
- Relax. Refresh. Reconnect.
- Love the trees; love your future.
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