MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE

So - We have big news! We have recently received some funding from the Historic Cultural Neighborhood Council to start up our Maintenance Program.  With this funding we will be able to do a quarterly maintenance and water run this year for 37 Arts District trees that were planted a year ago.  

In the mean time just as volunteers - Katherine and I have been working hard to make sure all of our trees are surviving, getting watered, not having people lock their bikes to the trees, and re-staking- re-staking- re-staking.  

Here are some pictures of this past months maintenance work that we've been keeping on -top of.  

 

Tree Emergency - the stakes broke or were hit by something and this Crape Myrtle was so top heavy it fell right over.  So - on a Saturday night I had to do a run for supplies and re-stake our little friend.  

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AFTER


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REMOVING A LOW HANGING TREE LIMB AT THE ARTS DISTRICT DOG PARK. 

 

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THANKS TO OUR FELLOW TREE PERSON CAROLYN PAXTON FOR HELPING WITH THIS SIGN.  SOMEONE KEPT LOCKING THEIR BIKE TO THIS POOR TREE.  

 

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 Thank you Zinc Cafe for letting me use your water source to water our three orphaned trees on Mateo.  

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Greening the industrial spaces between downtown’s high-rises and the LA River.


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