Content tagged "tree placement"

Tree Planting in Cities: Site Location

The site location offers clues on potential stresses that may impact tree health and maintenance. For example, a tree located within a downtown sidewalk will...

Planting Sites Unique to Urban Areas

Several types of planting sites are unique to urban areas, including street lawn, tree pit, roadway, planter, and cluster planting. These sites may require...

Time for Trees to Provide Energy Conservation Benefits?

It is possible to plant a tree that within a few years will provide energy conservation benefits. The length of time between planting and energy conservation...

Guidelines for Planting an Urban Tree

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: November 25, 2013

For planting trees in urban and conservation area environments, containers and wrappings should always be removed from the rootball just before planting to...

Site Factors to Consider When Planting a Tree

Knowing the characteristics of a planting site will help you determine whether the site will support healthy tree growth and development. The Site Factors...

eLearn Urban Forestry: Online Training in Urban Forestry

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: September 30, 2013

As most of us know, healthy urban forests require a strong investment, and not just from the individuals and communities who benefit directly from these...

Soil Characteristics and Tree Planting

Soil conditions are among the most critical site considerations for tree growth and survival. The Urban Soils Module describes how to identify and test soil...

Soil Volume and Rooting Space When Planting Trees

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: March 17, 2013

To ensure adequate stability and to allow a tree to grow to its potential size, a tree’s root system must have adequate soil volume in which to...

Understanding and determining prevailing winds

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: February 12, 2013

Prevailing winds are the direction that the wind blows most often in a location. Prevailing winds can change by location and by season making it tricky to...

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