Six or seven years ago I came across a sapling that was growing under the fence. Well It wasn't really a sapling, but rather, more of a twig with a couple of leaves on it. It had to go so I grabbed hold and pulled it out. Out came a twig with a couple of leave and a few root fibres. Why not I said, so I planted it in an open area of the garden bed. The darn thing survived and grew more leaves and over the years not only has it gotten taller (that was all it did, just a tall twig with leaves but no branches), and we are now getting branches. I could have put it in the yard waste bag but no I planted it instead. Now, we have a maple tree, A CANADIAN MAPLE TREE. No maple syrup, but you can't have everything.