Why Plant Trees?
What does the Qur’an say about Trees?
“And the stars and the trees do prostrate (to Allah).” [55:06]
What Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said about planting Trees?
The Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said, “If any Muslim plants any plant and a human being or an animal eats of it, he will be rewarded as if he had given that much in charity.” (Sahih Bukhari Vol. 8, Book 73, No. 41)
The Prophet (pbuh) said:”If the Hour is about to be established and one of you was holding a palm shoot, let him take advantage of even one second before the Hour is established to plant it.” (Reported by Ahmad and Al-Bukhan on the authority of Anas in Al Adab Al-Mufrad, see also Sahih Al- Jami’ Al-Saghir, No.1424)