Paying tribute to trees
ARBOR Week is a special week set aside for planting and caring for trees.
It originated in Switzerland in the 15th century to raise awareness about the importance of trees.
In South Africa, Arbor Day started in 1983. In 1997, it was extended to National Arbor Week.
SA Arbor Week highlights at least two trees - one common and one rare species. Dwaf.gov.za
Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.
Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.