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Mighty oaks from little acorns

 
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I noticed, last autumn, that someone had collected sacks of oakleaves and had left them on a small plot in our local town. Look at them now!
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I stopped on an old trail one year and filled a bag full of acorns, then went around and tossed them around some forest that I logged. The deer got the far majority of them, but some took root and grew.

If I did it again, I would use a tree spade and send individual seeds into the ground so that it might take root better, but not be eaten by deer.
 
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I support a local charity who buys up neglected parcels of land and pkants them up with native oaks and chestnuts amongst others. Quercus Sonora if anyone wants to look them up.
http://quercussonora.blogspot.com/
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