Tag Archives: Tree Canopy Fund

TreeStewards are Good Neighbors

By TreeSteward Joslin Gallatin, Class of 2015  Arlington’s Tree Canopy Fund is a project to increase the number of shade trees in neighborhoods with low canopy coverage. As a  TreeSteward volunteer, I  offered to meet with a potential recipient who … Continue reading

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Tree Canopy Fund Accepting New Applications

Arlington County is offering a deal to homeowners that looks too good to be true. But don’t let that fool you: It is a great deal and county homeowners should jump on it!  It’s called the Tree Canopy Fund and it’s run … Continue reading

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Tree Canopy Fund Education: April 29 & May 11, 2013

If you live in Arlington, you can have a shade tree planted in your yard, condo, apartment building, or other private property for FREE. Select from more than 30 native tree species provided through the Tree Canopy Fund.  The fund is … Continue reading

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Arlington Tree Canopy Fund LOI: April 13, 2012

If you are a resident of Arlington, you have a great opportunity to get native canopy trees planted in your neighborhood.  This program is only for planting on private property (grounds of private houses, apartment buildings, condominiums, churches, etc.) and not … Continue reading

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Water Your New Trees, Please

Fall is an ideal time to plant most trees and many were planted this year. Now it’s our job to give these trees the best start possible by watering them regularly. About three gallons per week will do it. Why … Continue reading

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Yellowwood Trees: A Distinctive Choice for Small Gardens

“Rare and refined” is how Nancy Hugo and Jeff Kirwan describe the yellowwood tree (Cladrastis kentukea) in the book “Remarkable Trees of Virginia.”  Lovely green foliage; clusters of fragrant white, wisteria-like blooms in May; smooth, beech-like bark; golden yellow fall … Continue reading

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