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.

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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.