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Tree Huggers 101: Reaching New Heights with Better Tree Planting and Care! - University Heights

Tree Huggers 101: Reaching New Heights with Better Tree Planting and Care! - University Heights

When: May 10 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Where: University Heights Public Library, 13866 Cedar Road University Heights, OH 44118 map this

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. -Chinese Proverb

YOU can help increase canopy cover and reduce runoff all while beautifying your yard and your neighborhood - all by planting a tree!

Proper planting and care are essential for young trees to survuve and thrive. At this workshop, participants will learn the basics of tree planting and care, including a hands-on tree planting demonstration. An overview of county-wide tree canopy restoration efforts will also be presented.

The $20 registration fee includes one 3-gallon native tree, one tree-watering bag and take-home instructions. Trees are available for a variety of soil and sun/shade conditions - please see tree descriptions below.

Trees are supplied by Riverside Native Trees in Delaware, OH. The tree watering bag you will receive is the Leonard ArborRain Tower Tree and Plant Hydrator.

To register online, select your tree type below pay online by credit card.

To register by phone, call Ellen Brown at 216-524-6580 x1000 and mail a check, payable to Cuyahoga SWCD to: Cuyahoga SWCD, 3311 Perkins Ave., Suite 100, Cleveland, OH 44114. If you are paying by check, you must call to register.

Registration and payment must be receved by April 27.

The following native tree species are available through this program:

Swamp Birch: Very wet-wet soils, full sun.

Hackberry: Slightly wet-slightly dry soils, partial shade.

Chinkapin Oak: Dry soils, full sun.

American Sycamore: Wet-slightly wet soils, partial shade-full sun.

Burr Oak: Slightly wet - slightly dry soils, full sun.

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