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Video: Tips for Planting B&B Trees

Our crew has some helpful planting tips to solve common planting challenges that we saw last season. This is a short video staring one of our favorite tree planting crew members – Alex!

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Video: How to Water a Tree

Water you trees please! Some watering tips: For newly planted trees (planted 1 – 3 years ago): These trees are the most susceptible to damage/death due to inadequate water. But you should prioritize which trees to water by starting with those trees located in areas with limited soil – think street trees and those surrounded …

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Video: How to Plant

How to Plant a Balled and Burlapped Tree How to Plant a Containerized Tree Properly planting a tree is simple but does require some advance preparation. Doing so will ensure your tree thrives once it is in the ground. The below instructions are for ball and burlapped (B&B) and containerized trees. Identify a suitable planting …

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Video: How to Prune

How to Prune: Basic Pruning How to Prune: Small Branch Pruning How to Prune: Large Branch Pruning How to Prune: Why We Prune and What Tools to Use How to Prune: Training Your Tree

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Video: Urban Forestry Administration Budget Testimony 2016

This past budget cycle, 14 Tree Advocates testified to save the Urban Forestry Administration’s (UFA) tree planting budget. It was a big success because Councilmembers responded to their asks by restoring UFA’s budget. UFA is housed in DDOT, and is one of the most important targets of our advocacy efforts.

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