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Trees Plan Plant Enjoy - PARK


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A power point depicting the need to plan well, plant properly so that you might enjoy a tree for generations to come.

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Trees Plan Plant Enjoy - PARK

  1. 1. Indiana Parks and Recreation American Camp Association Trees: Plan, Plant and Enjoy! Judson R. Scott President, Vine & Branch Inc. Registered Consulting Arborist #392 MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 am to 4:30 pm 4721 E. 146th Street Carmel, IN  46033 Phone.  317-846-3778 Fax.       317-846-3788 [email_address]
  2. 2. Without planning... <ul><li>Tuliptree Park </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Tulipless Park </li></ul><ul><li>We built this really </li></ul><ul><li>neat road around these </li></ul><ul><li>really neat trees. What do </li></ul><ul><li>you mean they need </li></ul><ul><li>to be removed? </li></ul><ul><li>For how much? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Study the Site plan
  4. 4. Pull an Aerial Approximate location of the property
  5. 5. Make a Plan
  6. 6. Formal landscaping?
  7. 7. Wild Side Gardening
  8. 8. Think about Size, Diversity, and Placement
  9. 9. Think about maturity.
  10. 10. Think about Use
  11. 11. Think about Use!
  12. 12. Think about Right Tree Right Place
  13. 13. Right Plant Right Place <ul><li>Think about </li></ul><ul><li>maturity. </li></ul><ul><li>Line of sight </li></ul><ul><li>Issues can </li></ul><ul><li>Cost you! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Use Native Plants <ul><li>Less pests </li></ul><ul><li>Wildlife </li></ul><ul><li>Heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Less </li></ul><ul><li>maintenance </li></ul>
  15. 15. Tree Preservation takes planning <ul><li>Don’t leave it to </li></ul><ul><li>the fox to guard </li></ul><ul><li>the chicken coop. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Foxes Tree Preservation Company
  17. 17. Write a Tree Preservation Plan <ul><li>Tell them what to do before, during and after the construction process. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Planning and Preservation <ul><li>Goal: To minimize the impact to the trees </li></ul><ul><li>Specifications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Details of what can and can not be done. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Explaining barriers, limitations, work zones, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set fines and penalties </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Plan Hazard Tree Assessment <ul><li>When you look at this tree what do you see? </li></ul><ul><li>It has leaves in the summer and has a nice trunk. </li></ul>Wait! What is that hole?
  20. 20. Want to prevent this!
  21. 21. Sure don’t want this!
  22. 22. Will Use a Tree Inspection Program
  23. 23. Plan Pest Management
  24. 24. Plant it Properly: Remove Burlap <ul><li>Remove burlap, twine, and wire basket from all (or at least 1/3) of the root ball before planting </li></ul>http://
  25. 25. Plant it Properly: Find the Root Flare <ul><li>Plant your tree in a hole that is 2-3x as wide as the root ball </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the root flair and keep the root collar above the soil line </li></ul>http://
  26. 26. <ul><li>Planting at the proper depth </li></ul><ul><li>will give you this in the long run… </li></ul>
  27. 27. Instead of this…..
  28. 28. <ul><li>Mulch at a depth of 2-4 inches, keeping the mulch ring 6-12 inches away from the root collar </li></ul>Vermont Division of Forestry Plant it Properly: No Volcano Mulching
  29. 29. Prune it Properly
  30. 30. Planning Works-Tree Preservation <ul><li>Orchard School </li></ul>
  31. 31. Planning Works-Tree Preservation
  32. 32. Planning Works-Tree Preservation
  33. 33. Historic Projects Crown Hill Cemetery 1875
  34. 34. Crown Hill Cemetery 2005 Historic Projects
  35. 35. Historic Projects <ul><li>Ecolab-an urban wetland and historic landscape </li></ul>1911-1914
  36. 36. Historic Projects Today
  37. 37. Historic Trees
  38. 38. Morgantown Indiana
  39. 39. You think you had a long day?
  40. 40. Nothing cooler than a tree!
  41. 41. The Role of a Registered Consulting . <ul><li>Tree Preservation Planning. </li></ul><ul><li>Tree Appraisal. </li></ul><ul><li>Hazard Tree Assessments. </li></ul><ul><li>Tree inspection programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Dealing with Neighbors. ADR </li></ul><ul><li>Safety training. </li></ul><ul><li>Expert witness services. </li></ul><ul><li>EAB management plans. </li></ul><ul><li>Horticultural Consulting. </li></ul><ul><li>Overspray, volitization and chemical trespass issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Proper pruning. </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape design. </li></ul>