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  • Social StreamTreephilly | Page 2
    and volunteers from TD help us do some maintenance work PLUS the Arbor Day Foundation will recognize Philadelphia for being a Tree City USA for 40 years Here s a FlashbackFriday photo from Arbor Day 2014 of students learning how to plant a tree Stay tuned for live updates of today s Arbor Day activities 10 View on Facebook Tree Philly Wednesday April 27th 2016 at 9 00am Spring is the perfect time to build your plant survey and monitoring techniques Lucky for you Philadelphia Parks and Recreation s Citizens Participating in Research and Restoration program is offering a few classes to help you get started For a schedule of workshops visit http bit ly 1rAbNYo 5 View on Facebook TreePhilly Friday April 29th 2016 at 8 49am ArbrewDay fun times at kitenkey YardsBrew myphillypark Masterminds https t co 5U5Gx8bvQ3 View on Twitter TreePhilly Friday April 29th 2016 at 7 54am RT NicEsposito1 I m MemphisTaproom1 giving away free fruit trees for TreePhilly and ArbrewDay Come say hi and plant some fruit trees i View on Twitter TreePhilly Friday April 29th 2016 at 6 00am ArbrewDay starts today at 5pm List of participating bars here https t co uWUAwAmquh YardsBrew myphillypark https t co rFkxOg1IVI View on Twitter Show Media Loading Hide Media Show Media TreePhilly Friday April 29th 2016 at 5 18am A HUGE thank you to the TDBank US volunteers who came out to care for our trees this morning for ArborDay https t co OctIFFiqJo View on Twitter TreePhilly Friday April 29th 2016 at 5 16am RT ADFtreeguy Awarding the 40 year Tree City USA award to Managing Director Mike DiBerardinis arborday TreePhilly ArborDay https t View on Twitter April 29 2016 43 0 April 29 2016 35 0 April 29 2016 40 1 April 29 2016

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  • Social StreamTreephilly
    We re out at the Horticultural Center in Fairmount Park today with the Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation while arborists from International Society of Arboriculture and volunteers from TD help us do some maintenance work PLUS the Arbor Day Foundation will recognize Philadelphia for being a Tree City USA for 40 years Here s a FlashbackFriday photo from Arbor Day 2014 of students learning how to plant a tree Stay tuned for live updates of today s Arbor Day activities 10 View on Facebook Tree Philly Wednesday April 27th 2016 at 9 00am Spring is the perfect time to build your plant survey and monitoring techniques Lucky for you Philadelphia Parks and Recreation s Citizens Participating in Research and Restoration program is offering a few classes to help you get started For a schedule of workshops visit http bit ly 1rAbNYo 5 View on Facebook TreePhilly Friday April 29th 2016 at 8 49am ArbrewDay fun times at kitenkey YardsBrew myphillypark Masterminds https t co 5U5Gx8bvQ3 View on Twitter TreePhilly Friday April 29th 2016 at 7 54am RT NicEsposito1 I m MemphisTaproom1 giving away free fruit trees for TreePhilly and ArbrewDay Come say hi and plant some fruit trees i View on Twitter TreePhilly Friday April 29th 2016 at 6 00am ArbrewDay starts today at 5pm List of participating bars here https t co uWUAwAmquh YardsBrew myphillypark https t co rFkxOg1IVI View on Twitter Show Media Loading Hide Media Show Media TreePhilly Friday April 29th 2016 at 5 18am A HUGE thank you to the TDBank US volunteers who came out to care for our trees this morning for ArborDay https t co OctIFFiqJo View on Twitter TreePhilly Friday April 29th 2016 at 5 16am RT ADFtreeguy Awarding the 40 year Tree City USA award to Managing Director Mike DiBerardinis arborday TreePhilly ArborDay https t View on Twitter April 29 2016 43 0 April 29 2016 35 0 April 29 2016 40 1 April 29 2016 44 3 April 29 2016 36 0 April 28 2016 42 0 Our Santa Rosa plum trees all lined up at the nursery and waiting for the tree giveaways next month SantaRosaPlum Prunus The Horticulture Center in Fairmount Park was looking mighty fine in the snow this morning This is the site of our 2016 Arbor Day celebration myphillypark findyourpath London Plane trees at Clark Park looking this weekend Platanusxacerifolia Thanks for sharing phillystory I Philly philaparkandrec treephilly cityofarborlylove gogreen greenphilly growourfuture newtrees trees treephilly phl philly philadelphia visitphilly discoverphl explore215 215 phill The funny looking growth on the trunk of this black cherry PrunusSerotina tree is called a burl It s caused when a virus fungus or bacteria disrupts the tree s growth hormones resulting in abnormal growth Burls are highly prized by woodworkers fo WinterTreeID time These tulip poplars LiriodendronTulipifera soar up to the sky with trunks that are straight as an arrow This form helps us identify them when the buds and branching are harder to see It s

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  • Host Your Own Yard Tree GiveawayTreephilly
    Tree Benefits Success Stories Get Involved Social Stream Blog Contact Back to Posts Next Post Previous Post January 15 2015 Host Your Own Yard Tree Giveaway Fall 2014 Grantees Berachah Baptist Church and PURC Last fall we launched the Community Yard Tree Giveaway Program an exciting new TreePhilly initiative that empowers community groups to help restore Philadelphia s urban forest starting in their own back yards The effort was a huge success We gave out five grants and our grantees in turn gave out over 300 free yard trees to Philadelphians exceeding our goal of 250 by more than 20 The community based giveaways were so successful that we are expanding the program this spring In addition to hosting three citywide yard tree giveaways to be announced soon we will provide seven grants to community groups and local businesses to host giveaways in their neighborhoods this April and May Grant recipients will have the opportunity to provide 50 or 100 fruit trees flowering trees and shade trees to their constituents and will receive 500 as well as event planning and educational support from TreePhilly Only not for profit organizations are eligible to receive the 500 award but all community groups and businesses that serve Philadelphians including civic associations community development corporations nonprofits schools faith based organizations and local businesses are encouraged to apply So what does this mean for you Well if you re a member of a community group or local business it means you have the opportunity to provide an exciting new resource to your constituents expand your brand and get 500 If you re a citizen it means you ll have at least ten opportunities to pick up a free tree for your yard this spring And for all of us it means Philadelphia really is the

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  • Six Winter Tree Care TipsTreephilly
    pit with plenty of water in the spring For more information check out our Trees and De Icing Salts fact sheet Photo yourleaf org 2 Remove Holiday Lights We all love the beauty of Christmas lights nestled among tree branches but if lights and power cords are wrapped too tightly or left on the tree once spring arrives they will strangle the tree Trees rely on the tender outer layers of the trunk to supply water and nutrients to the leaves and lights cords rope string etc wrapped tightly around the branches and trunk can easily cut into those vital channels If you put lights on your tree remember to remove them at the end of the season Photo Christmas Lights Etc 3 Remove Gator Bags If you have a Gator bag or other watering bag around your tree it s best to remove it for winter Gator bags can attract mice and other small mammals in winter who like to snack on the tasty bark of your young tree They can also hold moisture against the trunk and cause bark to rot so make sure to unzip and remove your watering bag until your buds out in spring Photo localecologist blogspot com 4 Prune Winter is the perfect time to prune your trees Not only are trees dormant which means pruning won t stimulate unwanted growth but you also have the added bonus of being able to see the tree s structure and all of its branches without the obstruction of foliage On smaller trees in your yard remove any dead or damaged branches that may snap with the extra weight of ice and snow with hand pruners but remember to always stay on the ground For larger trees in your yard or branches you can t reach while

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  • Trees of Philly Story Contest WinnersTreephilly
    aging trunk Together they climbed it and gathered fruit and flowers to make and decorate fairy houses They even named it Ned When the time came for old Ned to be cut down both children were very upset My daughter wrote a eulogy to the tree and placed it on the step where Ned could read it Dear Ned You have given me something that no other tree has given to me You are special to me Love Sylvia The tree care company crew were so touched by the note that they cut two cross sections out of the truck and gave one to each child The kids busily sanded and stained their pieces of Ned admiring his rings and celebrate every year of Ned s long life They are helping to pick out a new baby tree to take Ned s space in the yard if not the space in their hearts Honorable Mention A Memorial Tree for Songha by Leslie Willis Lowry This tree is a living monument planted in memory of my beloved son Songha Thomas Willis May 2 1972 February 2 2000 who was robbed and murdered by 2 young men ages 16 and 17 Songha s life was cut short by senseless violence an incomprehensible slaying committed with thoughtless cowardice To lose someone like Songha a nonviolent person who contributed positively to society was a tragedy He was a beautiful young man with exceptional prospects a respected leader and gracious in everything he did primarily because of his integrity and sincere concern for others To his friends he was a real day brightener and to his family he was fair as a star when only one is shining in the sky Among the healing flood of letters that followed Songha s death was one carrying this quote from Jed Wolfington a former classmate at Episcopal High School in Alexandria VA Songha was a natural leader trustworthy considerate and engaging It didn t matter who you were or what you did he always treated you with respect with decency and an open heart His death was premature unjust and saddening and leaves me with a sense of potential unfulfilled But then I think of his spiritual understanding how he could look past the labels of ethnicity nationality and social status and see that we are first and foremost human beings one and all Songha achieved in 27 years what it takes some a lifetime to achieve he was a loving human being Honorable Mention My Willow Tree by Dr Dan Stoltz By the pond in the park near the old willow tree silhouetted in the dim morning light Sat a little old woman with an easel and board painting a wonderful sight And as I moved closer to admire her art full of envy and sheer fascination I was suddenly struck with a puzzling flaw in the midst of her vibrant creation I looked at her picture then the dried up old pond and I looked

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  • Share your Tree Story, win $300 in gardening supplies!Treephilly
    Tree Approved Street Tree List Tree Care Yard Tree Planting and Care Street Tree Care Tree Keepers Resources Tree Benefits Success Stories Get Involved Social Stream Blog Contact Back to Posts Next Post Previous Post October 28 2014 Share your Tree Story win 300 in gardening supplies We are excited to announce the first ever Trees of Philly Story Contest We want to hear about the fascinating trees of Philadelphia and what they mean to you Maybe your story is about the free yard tree you just picked up at one of our fall giveaways maybe it s about a tree you love to read under in your neighborhood park or maybe it s even about a tree you remember climbing as a child Whatever your tree story is we want to hear it Submit your Trees of Philly story along with a photo by November 10 for a chance to win 300 worth of gardening supplies We ll also select a few honorable mentions to receive a Philly and tree themed prize pack Some of our favorite stories will appear on our new website which will be launched in December 2014 Please visit treesofphillystories com to enter You can also submit a handwritten story by downloading the submission form and mailing it to us at the address below or by requesting that we mail a paper submission form to you For more info or to request a paper form pleae email TreesOfPhillyContest gmail com or call 215 683 0217 Contest Rules One entry per person Deadline for submissions is Monday November 10th at 11 59pm Submissions must be between 50 250 words and include an image Employees of Philadelphia Parks Recreation are welcome to submit but are not eligible to receive a prize Visit treesofphillystories com for a complete

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  • We have extra yard trees!Treephilly
    Next Post Previous Post October 27 2014 We have extra yard trees To see more pictures from our fall yard tree giveaways visit flickr com treephilly Our citywide giveaway events are over but you can still get a free yard tree this fall Please join us at one of the four events listed below to pick up a free tree to plant in your yard For more information email us at treephilly phila gov or call us at 215 683 0217 For a list of available species click here Saturday November 8 Urban Tree Connection End of Season Market Celebration Community Yard Tree Giveaway 10 00am 2 00pm Neighborhood Foods Farm 603 N 53rd St 19131 To reserve a tree call Karen at 215 900 1292 More info on UTC giveaway Originally planned for 11 1 the UTC giveaway was rescheduled for 11 8 due to rain NKCDC EKNA Community Yard Tree Giveaway 10 00am 2 00pm NKCDC Garden Center Frankford Berks More info registration for NKCDC EKNA giveaway Saturday November 15 Love Your Park 9 00am 12 00pm Carroll Park 58th Girard Trees will be available on a first come first served basis More info on Love Your Park

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  • Registration closed, but you can still get a free yard tree!Treephilly
    Community Yard Tree Giveaways Street Trees Street Tree Request Hire a Certified Arborist to Plant Your Tree Approved Street Tree List Tree Care Yard Tree Planting and Care Street Tree Care Tree Keepers Resources Tree Benefits Success Stories Get Involved Social Stream Blog Contact Back to Posts Next Post Previous Post October 1 2014 Registration closed but you can still get a free yard tree Registration for our Fall 2014 Yard Tree Giveaways is now closed but there are still two ways to get a free yard tree this fall Walk Ins We will accept walk ins at the end of each giveaway event while supplies last and on a first come first served basis Please click here for dates times and locations Community Giveaways TreePhilly s new Community Yard Tree Giveaway Grants empower community groups to restore Philly s urban forest starting in their own back yards This fall five local groups are holding their own Community Yard Tree Giveaways each offering 50 trees to their friends and neighbors Please contact each group directly for more information and to register Click here for details And remember you can always find your SoulTree at treeharmony org Share your match on

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