It only takes 20 minutes to plant a tree

Jackie French
By Jackie French
July 9 2022 - 7:30pm
In return you get decades of deliciousness or beauty. Picture: Shutterstock

Planting a tree should be simple. Throw an apple core out the car window, and if it lands in a good patch of soil, seven years later canny roadside harvesters will be munching apples.


Jackie French

Jackie French

Canberra Times columnist

Jackie French is an Australian author, historian, ecologist and honourary wombat (part time), 2014-2015 Australian Children' Laureate and 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. She also writes a gardening column for The Canberra Times.