A tree: a lasting gift
You’re right: giving a tree, or even more than one, is quite a symbol. A tree lasts, it takes root, it spreads its branches towards the sky, it is a peaceful and strong being that brings well-being to a whole ecosystem.
…and a forest is of course even better!
Offer your loved ones a small forest that will grow and improve with them.
Here are the solutions we recommend:
Grove of treesForest of 10 trees of 10 species *
Small grove will grow big
Homogeneous bocageForest of 100 trees of 10 species *
A bushy thicket
Diversified bocageForest of 100 trees of 15 species
A nice little wood
Massive ForestForest of 100 trees of 40 species
Soon a real forest
Homogeneous forestForest of 1000 trees of 10 species *
A superb and promising forest
Heterogeneous forestForest of 1000 trees of 20 species
A safe shelter for many animals
Beautiful diversified forestForest of 1000 trees of 40 species
The promise of a magnificent canopy
* For an additional 10.- you can also influence the type of species:
Mix "pioneer trees”
Mix "large trees".
Mix "feeder trees”
Mix "noble trees”
Mix "protective shafts”
To Make a Gift
A proverb to embellish your message?
- Anyone can count the seeds of an apple, only God can count the apples of a seed
- They tried to bury us, they didn’t know we were seeds (Mexican proverb).
- The tree does not withdraw its shade, even at the woodcutter’s (Indian proverb; The Dictionary of Indian Proverbs and Sayings (1980))
- A tree that falls makes much noise; a forest that sprouts is not heard (Gandhi)
- The one who has planted a tree has not lived in vain (African proverb; Africa in Proverbs (1905))
- In the forest, when the branches quarrel, the roots embrace (African proverb)
- The smallest seed often produces the largest tree (Indian proverb; Popular maxims of India (1858)).
- Listen to the forest that grows rather than the tree that falls (Friedrich Hegel)
- No path leads to the tree that bears no fruit (African proverb; Africa in Proverbs (1905)).
- There is no tree that has not felt the force of the wind (Afghan proverb; The Dictionary of Afghan Proverbs and Sayings (1980)).
- Whoever leans against a tall tree always finds shade (Albanian proverb; Albanian proverbs and sayings (1960))
- Each seed knows its moment
- To reach the top of the tree, you have to aim for the sky (Swedish proverb; Swedish Proverbs and Sayings (1822)).
- Never hesitate to sow (Latin proverb)
- They sowed the word “tomorrow” and it didn’t sprout.
- Dreams are the seeds of change
- Who sows light, harvests thick (French proverb)
- Everyone believes that the fruit is the essential part of the tree, when in reality it is the seed (Friedrich Nietzsche).
- Don’t carry the axe at the foot of the tree that sheltered you during the storm (oriental proverb; Les apologues et contes orientales (1784))
- A tree overturned by the wind had more branches than roots (Chinese proverb; The Dictionary of Chinese Proverbs (1980)).
- Too nimble feet make the tree fall (Thai proverb; The Dictionary of Thai Proverbs (1980))
- Fruits do not fall far from the tree (Thai proverb; The Dictionary of Thai Proverbs (1980))
- One tree falls, plants another (Burmese proverb; The Dictionary of Burmese Proverbs (1980))
- A good tree can house ten thousand birds (Burmese proverb; The Dictionary of Burmese Proverbs (1980))
- Stamps the wax when it is hot, and straightens the tree when it is young (Persian proverb; Persian proverbs and sayings (1822))
- Tall trees take a long time to grow; it only takes a moment to knock them down (Persian proverb; Persian proverbs and sayings (1822))
- Never speak of a tree before seeing the fruits it bears (Persian proverb; Persian proverbs and sayings (1822))
- One must honour the oak tree under which one lives (Icelandic proverb; Scandinavian proverbs and sayings (1960))
- The tall oak tree does not fall at the first blow (Latin proverb; Proverbia latina (1908)).
- The tree that is cut down makes more noise than the forest that grows (Chinese proverb; The most beautiful proverbs of China (1803))
- A falling tree makes more noise than a thousand growing trees (Japanese proverb; Japanese proverbs and sayings (1962))
- The tree stripped of its leaves is the lover of cyclones (Indian proverb; The book of Hindustani proverbs)
- Tree transplanted too often, if it does not die, rarely bears fruit (agricultural proverb; Les proverbes agricoles du Sud-Ouest de la France (1869))