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Urban Trees: Proper Installation & Care
Transcript of Urban Trees: Proper Installation & Care
Because we only get one chance to leave a legacy.
Pruning: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Pest & Disease Management
The Importance of Trees in the Urban Environment
Allow For Root Expansion
Ensure Proper Drainage
Don't Plant Too Deep!
Fertilization: Don't Panic, Go Organic
Steps for Proper Tree Installation
In one year, an acre of trees can absorb as much carbon as is produced by a car driven up to 8700 miles.
Plant This, Instead of That,
Selecting The Right Tree
Mexican Feather Grass
Little Bluestem 'The Blues'
Blue Atlas Cedar
'Florida Sunshine' Illicium
Autumn Fern 'Brilliance'
Coral Bark Japanese Maple
'Amazon Mist' Carex
'Blue Shadow' Fothergilla
'Rehbraun' Switch Grass
Autumn Fern 'Brilliance'
Golden Bleeding Heart
Always Hire A Professional!
Shade trees can make buildings up to 20 degrees cooler in the summer.
Volcano Mulching !
Earth Saucer & Mulch Ring For New Installations
Drip Systems Are Best
Infrequent, Deep Soakings
Green Giant Arborvitae
Eastern Red Cedar 'Brodie'
'Ruby Falls' Redbud
Diseases – Bacterial Leaf Scorch
Pests – Ambrosia Beetle
Thousand Canker Disease
Emerald Ash Borer
Trees Have Many Benefits:
Social / Psychological
Social / Psychological Benefit
More Livable Communities
Promotes A Sense Of Well Being
Beauty In Nature
Greening Our Cities
We Shape Our Own World
Ginkgo 'Autumn Gold'
Shenandoah Switch Grass
'Ruby Slippers' Hydrangea
The Perk Test
2-3 Times the Diameter of the Rootball
ANSI Standards for Planting Trees & Shrubs
Don't Plant Too Shallow!
No Mulch Volcanoes
Mulch At The Proper Depth
Prune to develop good structure & "layers"
Train trees when they are young
Northern Red Oak
'Gold Rush' Dawn Redwood
'Midwinter Fire' Dogwood