2014 Resolutions

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With 2014 just over a week away, it’s time to start thinking about those New Year’s resolutions! But before we begin, let’s take a quick look as the video giving a brief history of the development of the New Year’s resolution:

It seems that the original idea of the New Year’s resolution was perhaps more about growth and betterment, not just of yourself, but of the world around you. This year, rather than making a vague promise to “try to be nicer and eat less sugar,” why not resolve to do something that will benefit nature? If you have an interest in trees and tree care, check out these suggestions for possible resolutions:

 

New Year’s Resolutions for Tree Lovers

With the new year only weeks away, you might be thinking about your new year’s resolution. Lot’s of people will make a goal to lose weight or save money in the year to come, but if you’re a tree lover, you might be looking for something that’s a little more unique. So, here are some fun tree-related things you can resolve to do in 2014. …

Or, if you’d like a resolution that will have a more visible and tangible result, you could resolve to give better care to the trees on your property. The best way to start would be to ensure that they are adequately prepared for 2014:

The 7 Best Steps to Prepare Your Trees for a Healthy, Happy New Year

Snow. Sleet. Ice. Slush. Although Mother Nature deprived several regions of their final half of fall this year-dumping a range of wintry mix-ins on communities all across the U.S. and Canada from early and mid-fall through today-the first official day of winter is this week, Dec. 21. …

Another option that should yield visible results is to work more on your garden, adding beauty to the world around you. I really liked the following article because it suggests ways to make your gardening resolution specific enough that you can actually accomplish it, rather than just saying, “I resolve to keep my garden alive”:

 

New Year’s Gardening Resolutions

When making those New Year resolutions, don’t forget your garden. And, to increase your success rate, keep it simple! (Honestly, how many resolutions have you actually kept)? This year, make your gardening resolutions realistic and specific, rather than the sweeping ‘I vow to never neglect my garden again’ statements. By making resolutions that are actually attainable you’ll not only feel better about yourself, but your garden will thank you! …

Whatever your New Year’s resolutions are this year, let’s try to reconnect with what New Year’s resolutions originally meant, and make it something that will benefit others as well as ourselves. Happy almost 2014!

 

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