When: May 02 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Strongsville's Ehrnfelt Recreation & Senior Center, 18100 Royalton Rd. Strongsville, OH 44136 map this
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. -Chinese Proverb
YOU can help increase canopy cover and reduce runoff all while beautifying your yard and your neighborhood - all by planting a tree!
Proper planting and care are essential for young trees to survuve and thrive. At this workshop, participants will learn the basics of tree planting and care, including a hands-on tree planting demonstration. An overview of county-wide tree canopy restoration efforts will also be presented.
The $20 registration fee includes one 3-gallon native tree, one tree-watering bag and take-home instructions. Trees are available for a variety of soil and sun/shade conditions - please see tree descriptions below.
To register online, select your tree type below pay online by credit card.
To register by phone, call Ellen Brown at 216-524-6580 x1000 and mail a check, payable to Cuyahoga SWCD to: Cuyahoga SWCD, 3311 Perkins Ave., Suite 100, Cleveland, OH 44114. If you are paying by check, you must call to register.
Registration and payment must be received by April 27.
The following native tree species are available through this program:
Swamp Birch: Very wet-wet soils, full sun.
Hackberry: Slightly wet-slightly dry soils, partial shade.
Chinkapin Oak: Dry soils, full sun.
American Sycamore: Wet-slightly wet soils, partial shade-full sun.
Burr Oak: Slightly wet - slightly dry soils, full sun.