Tropical Gardening: Trees need special love and attention
By NORMAN BEZONA Professor emeritus University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources | Sunday, June 9, 2019, 12:05 a.m.
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Courtesy of VOLTAIRE MOISE This historic Australian banyan, also called the Morton Bay fig, at Kailua Bay was planted during the time period of the Hawaiian monarchy. Trees such as these need our protection or we might lose them.
Trees, shrubs and other vegetation are the lungs of the planet, so the more the better, especially in urban and suburban settings.