“Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” ~ Warren Buffet
That someone who planted a tree a long time ago will be us Armstrongs. Last year we planted 20 Austrian Pines along the south end of our yard. They seemed to do well, even in the drought and the freezing winter months.
This weekend, we bought forty more Austrian Pines. We will use them on the other sides of the yard. Anyone who knows rural Kansas knows the term "windbreak". Why not have a pretty one?
Here are some pine trees we planted eleven years ago when we first bought the property: