What do trees need?
The City of Pittsburgh has municipal code that protects trees, allows for the creation of the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission and requires developers to plant trees as part of new construction.
The single most beneficial thing you can do for any tree is to mulch it properly.
Planting a Tree in the Public Right of Way
Image courtesy of Blue Tomato Design.
Trees provide protection from downward fall of rain, sleet, and hail as well as reduce storm run-off and the possibility of flooding.
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