Why Texas has its own Arbor Day …

Texas Arbor Day is right around the corner, which is prime time to buy and plant your favorite shade, ornamental and /or fruit trees. You might be thinking, “Isn’t Arbor Day in April?” Yes, if you live in most of the country.

The first Arbor Day in the United States was celebrated April 10, 1872, in Nebraska, and the idea of an official day promoting and planting trees quickly spread throughout the country.

One hundred years after its first celebration, a National Arbor Day was declared as the last Friday in April. The only problem with this is that many times (including this past National Arbor Day), North Texas can see temperatures well into the 80s with heat indexes into the 90s during late April. Then the trees have Texas summers to look forward to…

More at https://www.dallasnews.com/life/gardening/2017/11/01/texas-arbor-day-fall

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