Planting a tree is a very rewarding experience, as it is a very easy way to increase the value of your home and you can enjoy watching it grow and mature to its full potential in the years to come. According to the Arbor Day Foundation, a non-profit who promotes the planting of trees nationwide, They clean air and water, slow climate change, ease poverty and hunger, prevent species loss and feed the human soul. All we need to do is plant and care for them. Let’s work together to make it happen around the world. Planting trees will help preserve the planet for future generations, as it makes it cleaner and greener. This is the Dogwood one finds growing at Camp David Presidential Retreat in Catoctin Mountain Park in Maryland maintained by the US government for use by our president. This smaller ornamental tree produces showy white spring flowers, which turn red-purple in the fall season, yielding to red fruit in the winter (eaten by birds).