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Grow Trees with Love

September 30th, 2011 Posted by environment 0 thoughts on “Grow Trees with Love”

They say if one wants to be immortalized, one must do either one of these three things — write a book, be part of a film, or plant a tree.

I went tree planting last week, and the experience was harder than I thought. Maybe because things have not been organized as planned, and perhaps, maybe because the location which was given to us for us to plant our trees isn’t really that a-okay.

Right now, all I am praying for is for our trees to at least grow (and hopefully they have not been washed out by Pedring). We poured our love when we planted, but sadly, I do not really think the place where we planted was suitable for the plant to grow huhuhu (it was roadside of a mountain). I was all excited thinking that we would plant on a terrain, but no… haaay.

It’s just sad, whenever I think that my trees would not grow big 🙁 … It’s my first time to plant on a mountain, and really, I wish mother nature will take care of my plants.

I read somewhere that a single tree could produce oxygen enough for ten people. Imagine how better our air would be if all of us would plant a tree.

Iva Maurin

Iva is a Communications Specialist with an over-a-decade experience in environmental community work in the Philippines. As an environment educator, she focuses on events organization and IEC materials development. She’s now based in California and works in publications in San Francisco. She’s also the Creative Content Editor for the Global Filipino Network.

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