Recent Examples of sapling from the Web
Even large specimen trees are lost as the developer follows the common practice of identifying specimen trees to remove and replace with two saplings.
At first, the local community were paid to plant trees, but most of the saplings died, as nobody had a monetary stake in their survival.
The Living Urn, not surprisingly based in free-spirited Colorado, sells a bio urn and planting system designed to grow a sapling from cremations.
With a cutting width of 72 inches, the Hog can handle tree saplings up to 2 inches in diameter -- perfect for the kind of rough undergrowth that goats are often deployed to.
A teenage boy shot his neighbor, a 48-year-old woman in the leg with a BB gun 6:36 p.m. July 3 after the neighbors argued about tree saplings on the property line between them.
In 1692, all a sapling had to fear was weather, disease or passing horses.
Within a few months the saplings had reached an impressive height and produced a cornucopia of yellow fruit.
Some Newport Beach locals did the latter Wednesday, turning over new leaves with the donation of three saplings at the jetty’s base at the Wedge surf spot to replace familiar trees lost during heavy weather earlier this year.
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Definition of sapling for English Language Learners
: a young tree
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