When taking plants home from the grower, consider investing in a grower's nominal delivery fee if plants are too large or unwieldy for your vehicle. Tips on how to handle your new trees and shrubs will help your plants grow.
Mulches are materials placed over the soil surface to maintain moisture and improve soil conditions. Mulching is one of the most beneficial things a home owner can do for the health of a tree. Mulch can reduce water loss from the soil, minimize weed competition, and improve soil structure.
For any and all work by a resident or resident's contractor on a parkway tree, a permit is required by Ordinance No. 95-61, an ordinance regulating the planting, maintenance and removal of trees on public areas.