What are you doing for Earth Day/ Arbor Day?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by TillinWithMyPeeps, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. TillinWithMyPeeps

    TillinWithMyPeeps Waiting for Spring...

    Aug 22, 2008
    Ohio
    Earth Day is Wednesday April 22, and (National) Arbor Day is Friday April 24.

    Does anyone have any special plans?

    *Let's try to make this easy on the mods and not turn this into a global warming debate, or make sarcastic comments.* [​IMG]
     
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  2. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    Yep....work! [​IMG] AND celebrate my birthday! [​IMG] Yep, the original earth mother was born on Earth Day...well, they actually called it that much later, but it still reeks of irony to me! [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    I get to go to school!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    I will be thanking the Lord for all He made!
     
  5. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    I think some gardening would be appropriate. Gotta get those
    seeds started. I'd like to plant some bushes too. [​IMG]
     
  6. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    my boyfriend bought me an apple tree yesterday, I will probably be planting it. Some men buy flowers...............others buy trees [​IMG]
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  7. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Quote:Give your boyfriend a big HIGH 5 from me. A tree is a great gift!!!
    Thanks for the inspiration. [​IMG]

    Actually how cool would it be to buy a bunch of tree seedlings and give
    them to your friends on Arbor Day. [​IMG]
     
  8. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking of having a bonfire using all the old tires the landfill wont take anymore(without the $2/tire fee), so I have a pile that has to go. Since special days are Wednesday and Friday, I will have to wait for Saturday night.
     
  9. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    I'll do what I always do, clean up around the pond at the end of my street, there's a convenience store nearby, and the kids (and non-adult adults) spew their trash all over the place down there. It's such a pretty spot, I clean it up once or twice a year.

    Pay the $2.00 apiece to properly dispose of those tires - and don't let them build up like that in the first place.
     
  10. PurpleChicken

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    Quote:Take those tires and grind them up to make rubber mulch. They are
    using the stuff on playgrounds and flower beds now. It doesn't
    break down and works great. Plus the smell of rubber adds to the
    aroma of the flowers. [​IMG]
     
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