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It is easier to move them when they are young.

More care is necessary if you transplant them after their roots are well established.

Well developed roots make it easier for them to survive difficult conditions.

It is much easier and there is less scaring if you prune them when they are young.

If you donít prune them, they may develop weak structures and snap in strong winds.

Overpruning can be more detrimental than letting them grow naturally.

Some wonít turn out as you would like.

Others will die.

You should control the weeds around them.

Some struggle and just barely survive in one type of soil, yet thrive when transplanted to a different environment.

They need adequate space to fully express themselves.

They arenít identical to their parents and will eventually outgrow their parentsí shadow.

They are Gifts for which I am very grateful.

Christopher Hawkins September 30, 1996

-- Anonymous, April 18, 2001


This is wonderful,printing it out now.Thank you!

-- Anonymous, April 18, 2001

chris, this is beautiful! I am printing it out too,I'll hang it up where I have my list of 100 ways to let children know that you care. Thank you for sharing! Love tren

-- Anonymous, April 18, 2001

Chris I really like this. I want to show this to some friends. Good one.....Kirk

-- Anonymous, April 18, 2001

I also really enjoyed this Chris. Thanks

-- Anonymous, April 18, 2001

Absolutely wonderful, thanks Chris.

Blessings, Judy

-- Anonymous, April 19, 2001

Coool Chris, thanks jz

-- Anonymous, April 19, 2001

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