Tree care guides and tips

The Invest From the Ground Up partnership wants to ensure that your tree is successful. This page provides you with the necessary tree care tips to grow a healthy tree. Newly planted trees, especially, need more care. Eventually, you’ll see all the benefits of caring for your tree!

Watering Guide

Year 1

5 gallons of water, twice a week

Year 2 

5-10 gallons of water, once a week

Year 3

5-10 gallons of water, twice per month

Year 4+

As needed in warm months and periods of drought

 

Ground level support

– Mulching

– Berm

– Soil Mosture

Resources

The California Urban Forests Council has created a number of flyers, in both English and Spanish, promoting the benefits of a healthy urban forest. You can find them here.

Email dpineda@wcainc.com for more information

How to plant a tree

Right tree in the right place

Post planting tree care

Canvassing & Advocacy

Tree Planting Guide

Download here