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Behold the mighty oaks

 
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I liked the way they were set off against the blue sky and the green cedar.
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A few years ago a climate ecologist pointed out that predictive models for our northwest corner of Montana all anticipate a drier climate with far fewer pine forests. I asked what I should be planting to replace the disappearing shade and wildlife habitat. He said, "Burr Oak". So I have planted four. They are drought resistant, slow growing to fifty feet or more, and can live to 100 years. I will not live to see the acorns it takes 30 years to produce but I know that my children, and their children's children, will enjoy their shade.
 
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A better photo of a cedar, than in the oak photo (doing it more justice) - behold its equal magnificence!

 
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I do love a cedar, Amy, and that one is magnificent!
 
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