Finding a Perfect Match: Right Tree for the Right Place

When:
25 July 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-07-25T18:30:00-04:00
2019-07-25T19:30:00-04:00
Where:
Williamsburg Cemetery Dedication Centre
1541 Fischer-Hallman Rd., Kitchener, Ontario, N2R 1P6
Canada

A tree is an investment that gives back in benefits for decades. But with hundreds of trees to choose from, how do you decide which is best for your location? At this FREE workshop you will be guided through the process of selecting a tree that will thrive on your property. We’ll go through the decision making process looking at some of these questions:

Do I want shade, privacy, spring flowers, fall colours or winter interest?
Do I want to attract songbirds?
Is the soil dry or is it damp?
How close can my tree be to the house or power lines?
What’s the best time to plant and prune?
How do I take care of it once it’s been planted?

Come to learn and ask questions in this engaging, interactive workshop. After the presentation, join us for a walk around the neighbourhood to see examples of successful (and less successful) plantings.
Click HERE to Register for this FREE event!
 
Presenter
Adele Pierre | Landscape Design & Tree Consultant, Reep Green Solutions
Landscape architect and ISA arborist, Adele Pierre leads an award winning design firm specializing in the creation of beautiful, low maintenance landscapes. Mindful of the effects of climate change on our natural systems, Adele incorporates native plantings in all projects to provide habitat for pollinators, build healthy soils and manage rainwater. As an arborist her particular concern is the health of urban trees, working with architects, engineers and planners to incorporate hardy species of trees in city plantings.
Along with her husband, a musician and woodworker, she enjoys country life on 2 acres in Haldimand County with a large vegetable garden, laying hens, honey bees and an extensive collection of native flowering shrubs and perennials to feed the bees. Their honey, mead and honey beer are spectacular.
 
Transportation
We encourage the use of active transportation such as walking or biking.
 
Funders + Partners
This workshop is part of a series Reep Green Solutions’ partnership with the City of Kitchener to provide an enhanced appreciation of our Urban Forest. The workshops are a companion to the City of Kitchener’s City-wide tree planting pilot that includes a subsidized tree planting from Reep Green Solutions.

 
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