Tree Care & Maintenance

Planting trees is easy, but making sure they are sustainable and will grow and be around for many years takes a lot more work. Without watering and maintenance in the first few years after a tree is newly planted, that new tree will most likely need to be replaced.

Learn more about what's necessary to sustain a tree, and help it grow to provide shade, clean our air, and reduce the urban heat-island effect. 

In partnership with Kentucky Division of Forestry, Metro Parks, and Brightside, the Louisville Metro Tree Advisory Commission hosted the 2013 Kentucky Tree Board Symposium on February 22, 2013.

Below are links to the information presented at this year’s event: