Sunday, June 22, 2008


About 60 saplings were planted at Sri Jayachamarajendra college of Engineering today. In a few years, this place would be a forest just like the Manasagangothri university campus in Mysore.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

In tribute to his mother

Deepak Joshi, an advertising professional in Bangalore, planted 100 trees as a living tribute to his mother. Here, a picture of the planting at a school.

Sourced from a tree lovers' blog

Monday, June 16, 2008

Parking lot

At the Bangalore International airport.

At a public park in San Ramon CA.

Friday, June 13, 2008

Methusaleh - An ancient tree reborn

The oldest-sprouted seed in the world is a 2,000-year-old plant from Jerusalem, a new study confirms.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Saplings planted - Gokulam Park

Gokulam Park Road residents with the help of SAPGreen , planted 49 trees on june 7th. Ashwin from SapGreen organized the Saplings, transportation,manure and labour. All the 49 saplings were planted in a single day and were of a minimum 8 foot in height.
Following are the different species that have been planted.

  1. Indian Tulip: 8
  2. Mahagoni: 4
  3. Wild Almond: 5
  4. Nagalingam: 1
  5. Maulsari: 1
  6. Saptaparni: 8
  7. Kassod: 5
  8. Indian Almond: 4
  9. Neem: 4
  10. Kadamba: 1
  11. Bauhinia: 2
  12. Akash mallige: 3
  13. Sura honne: 3

Saturday, June 7, 2008

About that airport green-corridor idea

A green belt along the road to the new airport at Devenahalli was what we had in mind when we first read about Janet’s tree-for-free trust. Creation of a Banglore resident the trust plants trees on public space. You can dial a plant, and Janet does it for you. People sponsor planting of saplings in celebration of their birthday, wedding anniversary, graduation, placement, promotion.

A California-based NRI had 21 saplings planted in Koramangala, Bangalore, in celebration of her three-week India vacation. Vaishnavi said bon voyage to fiancĂ© Sandeep on his posting in Singapore. If everyone who goes abroad the first time – students for higher education, II and other professionals on their first foreign placement – were to plant a tree to mark the occasion, we would have tree-cover all along the road to the airport in three to five years from now.

Airlines and tour operators could offer tree-gift certificates to tourists, who wish to have saplings planted to mark their Bangalore holiday. Besides being a PR gesture, tree-gifts could be yet another way companies could meet their corporate social responsibilities.

In response to an earlier post on the green corridor an observant reader, Mr Guru, left a comment saying that BIAL road is all set for a ‘green’ look; and sent us a link to a recent article in Mid-Day about a joint initiative by the Bangalore city corporation and the horticulture department

Cross-posted from Giving It A Shot

Friday, June 6, 2008

Gokulam Park Road residents attempt to woo back the birds and squirells

Residents association of Gokulam Park road will go on a Tree planting drive this Saturday June 7th. Over 60 Trees will be planted with the help of SAPGREEN. Below is the plan created and presented by Ashwin of SapGreen.

Please contact SapGreen if any of you wish to gift a Tree. The Park has its own water supply and the corporation has provided a full time caretaker.

Read this doc on Scribd: TreePlantingGokulamPark