Archive for “trees”

Free trees for Henrico residents

County residents can choose up to ten free tree seedlings this Friday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Hermitage High School, 8301 Hungary Spring Road. The Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District will give away tree seedlings March 28-29 to help residents improve their property values, conserve energy […]

Richmond Tree Stewards Needs Your Help

Richmond Tree Stewards are asking  citizens to help water some of the 2,000 new street trees planted this past year.  Can you help?! They will be posting info on their website as summer conditions change and watering will become more critical. For more info email Suzette Lyon at slyon10 [at]

Henrico Extension to begin ‘Tree Smarts’ Seminar Series March 22-24

The Henrico County Extension Office and Henrico County Master Gardeners will launch “Tree Smarts,” the free annual seminar series designed to increase understanding of trees, the role they play in the community’s landscape and how homeowners and others can better care for them. The series gets under way March 22-24 with “Choosing the Right Tree,” […]

Are you interested in learning more about proper tree care? Consider the 2010 Fall Tree Steward Program

The City of Richmond boasts one of the top urban forests in the country, you can learn more about the thriving trees in our community by participating in Richmond City’s Tree Steward Program. Who: Richmond residents and other area students and residents interested in learning the proper methods of selecting, planting and maintaining trees. What: […]

Anyone Know of a Good Tree Service?

A reader from RainTree, near Goodwin High School wants to know if anyone recommends any local tree service/pruning companies.  Can you help? [We] have a 20 foot Crepe Mrytle that needs pruning.  Do you have any suggestions for someone who will do it for a reasonable price?  Thank you

Neighbor Complains About Tree Removal

Funny how you can spend hours and hours trying to get the city to do something, and never get anywhere. Or, someone somewhere can ask the city to something one time, and have no juristiction it happening and it can just happen, as easy as that. The Times Dispatch reports: Richmond planted a maple tree […]