Category Archives: Green Living


Six Seeds for Simple Collecting from the Kitchen Garden

One of Grateful Trees and Bees’ guiding principles goes like this: “Look around you for what’s required – life provides for necessity.”  We certainly employ it in our tree services operations, choosing to see the wood debris generated by tree pruning or tree removal not as disposable waste, but rather as potential firewood, wood chips […]


Harvest Fall Leaves to Feed Your Trees and Garden

It’s harvest time in the Piedmont of North Carolina.  At Grateful Trees and Bees that means we’re bringing in from our kitchen garden carrots, sweet potatoes, chard, peppers, green beans and the errant, late blooming tomato or cucumber.  It also means we’re eagerly awaiting the peak harvest season of our favorite autumn crop: leaves.  Or, […]