Top 10 Invasive PlantsNext ClassApril 13, 2019Join instructor Sarah Archer for an al fresco look at the top 10 invasive plants that harm trees, and then remove some of them as we practice identification and removal techniques in East Falls Church Park, 1730 N. Roosevelt St., Arlington.
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In Northern Virginia, there are several plants we and trees would be better off without. Some strangle trees, some add enough weight to topple them, and some grow so vigorously that tree saplings don’t stand a chance in natural areas … Continue reading
They soak up rain, sway in wind, spread seed to create more trees. But they cannot fight off invasive plants without helping hands from humans, who benefit so much from trees’ shade and shelter. Do this to help trees: Volunteer … Continue reading
Enrollment for the 2018-19 training course for Tree Steward volunteers is full. Additional applicants will be added to a wait list and notified if any vacancy occurs. Please consider enrolling in the 2019-20 training sessions. What do Tree Stewards … Continue reading
Over 400 trees were adopted and education was delivered to over 350 families on care of their new tree. It was wonderful to see the happy people and know trees would be well cared for!
Choose the best native tree for your Arlington yard with the help of TreeStewards this fall. Arlington County’s Natural Resources Division is providing a variety of native tree species and one would be perfect for your yard. Among the different species … Continue reading
Lyon Park’s County Co-Champion white ash trees have been showing their age of late. How much of the decline can be blamed on the onslaught of the dreaded Emerald Ash Boer (EAB) is hard to say. The Lyon Park Community … Continue reading
Over 400 tree whips were adopted in Arlington on October 4, 2014 with the assistance of TreeSteward volunteers. Each adoptive family received a Tree Owners Manual as well as individualized education from a TreeSteward on selecting, planting and maintaining the … Continue reading
Can you tell one special fact about the Sweetgum tree in front of the Westover Library? Why is the Kentucky Coffeetree at Chestnut Hills Park called that? What’s the difference between a Scarlet Oak and a Pin Oak? Now, it’s … Continue reading
Five hundred young tree whips were distributed to their new Arlington homes on October 26 and a dozen TreeSteward volunteers were present to help families pick out their tree, and learn how to properly plant and care for it. The … Continue reading
Last fall during Arlington County’s free Tree Distribution day, TreeStewards helped families select the best tree for their yard and provided education on its care. The event is happening again on October 26, and our members are even more involved! … Continue reading