But take heart. To paraphrase Edmund Burke (yet again), 'All that is necessary for the bad and the ugly to triumph is for good men and women to do nothing'. So do keep calm and carry on gardening!
Here's a mix of some of the good, the bad, and the ugly most currently visible on our road:
We're making a statement, one tree at a time, so do keep up the good work and encourage your neighbours to adopt a tree as well. Or if you or your children are members of a club or group, formal or informal, or at work or school, bring it up at a meeting to see if there can be group sponsorship of some of our trees most in need of adoption in our 'No Tree Left Behind' initiative :)