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To stabilize a new tree and keep the wind from blowing damaging the trunk, all you need is a few strong rubber bands and a couple of sturdy tree stakes.

Step 1: 2 Rubber Band Chains

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We used the rubber bands from broccoli and asparagus, tied together into 2 short chains of equal length.

Step 2: Connect To Tree Trunk

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We then connected one end of each chain to the tree trunk using another rubber band.

Step 3: Attach To Tree Stake

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We then stretched the other, loose end of each chain to the tree stake. And the tree is now stable.
 
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