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Three Things YOU Can Do To Help Our Urban Forest!

urban forestThe Right Tree for the Right Spot

Trees, just like all living things, need to be cared for. This starts with choosing the right tree for the right location. Some trees need more sun, some need more shade. Some like a lot of water, some like a little. Others do well with humidity or moisture in the air, while some trees need it to be dry. Another thing that trees need is space to grow. Bigger trees should be planted in our backyards and parks because trees planted on our streets should not grow too big. If they do, they can interfere with power lines and telephone poles. Big trees can also grow big roots that push up sidewalks, causing problems. When choosing the right tree for the right spot, be sure to talk to an expert at your local nursery or store that sells trees and plants. They will help you pick the best tree.