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The Green Life: Green Acts of Kindness: Let it Grow

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September 21, 2011

Green Acts of Kindness: Let it Grow

A tree is a gift Making the world a better place isn’t limited to protecting Earth’s physical resources: We’ve got to improve the person-to-person environment too. This week’s tips are about how to treat your fellow humans a little bit better with actions that just happen to help the planet too.

Tip #3: Let it grow.

Imagine a world without plants. Or even with half the amount of plants that exist now. Pretty grim, isn’t it? With that stark possibility that in mind, make efforts to beautify the spaces around you with bursts of life. Do you know of a bare piece of soil? Make it blossom! You, too, can be a guerrilla gardener or a seed bomber.

Short on time? Greening your surroundings can be as simple as buying a pretty plant and leaving it anonymously on someone’s doorstep.

Tell us: How do you cultivate your surroundings?


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