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Why do we plant trees anyway? - The Galveston County Daily News : Leisure

September 16, 2014

Celebrating nature Why do we plant trees anyway?

Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:20 am

Around the corner there’s a big live oak that’s about 312 feet in diameter and is almost 40 feet tall with a canopy that spreads across most of the front and side yard.

My guess is that it was planted in the ’30s or ’40s (age of the neighborhood) or earlier. It’s certainly been well cared for and has survived many storms, including Hurricane Ike’s saltwater surge.

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