There’s a right way and a wrong way to dump holiday greenery in Wellesley. The Natural Resources Commission had seen Christmas trees dumped in parks and recreation areas, in Boulder Brook, at Rocky Ledges, and near the vernal pool in Kelly Field. The thing about just tossing them hither and yon with the idea that they’ll decompose eventually, is the eventually part. They take pretty much forever to go from ashes to ashes and dust to dust, and in the meantime the unwanted greenery can clog wetlands.
Here’s the right way to get rid of greenery:
Here’s the wrong way to get rid of greenery:
Now that you mention it, there is one other way…
More pictures of my winter yard: