The trees along Danforth Avenue have been experiencing a fresh new lease on life thanks to the local residents and businesses taking part in an Adopt-a-Street-Tree Project. Their tending and care has given these trees the attention they need to establish themselves and grow for years to come.
A group of five Young Urban Forest Leaders (YUFL) including Megan, Willa, Mahlaini, Amy and myself, Laura, hosted a one-hour tree tour on Sunday, August 27th at Berczy to officially launch the Adopt-a-Park Tree Program with Friends of Berczy Park.
Mulching is incredibly important for newly planted trees and shrubs, especially in urban environments! Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, mulch also has many benefits that can improve the overall health of your garden.
The sugar maple tree is a historical icon here in Canada. Not only is the leaf our national symbol, but it also shows a vibrant display of fall colour each autumn and it provides us with a very delectable treat in the spring - maple syrup!
This summer, four of LEAF’s Young Urban Forest Leaders (YUFL) graduates, Jaspreet, Laura, Sushmita, and Sydney, had the pleasure of working with LEAF to promote urban forest stewardship and to develop an Adopt-a-Park Tree program with Friends of Stephenson Park.