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Tree Care and Maintenance

City of Lake Oswego Oregon Official Website

Seasonal Tree Care Tips:

Fall, 2017

Fall is a great time for planting new trees in Oregon. Selecting the right tree species and the right planting location is a decision that can have an impact on your landscape, and perhaps your neighborhood, for decades to come. There are many factors to consider in selecting the most suitable and desirable tree species for your site, and following simple steps for installing a new tree will help to avoid common problems caused by improper planting. Check out these resources to learn more about selecting and planting new trees:

 

Please check back for more seasonal tree care and maintenance advice!

Please check back for more seasonal tree care and maintenance advice!

Link to Tree Care and Maintenance Archives
 

Archives -

Fall 2016: Preparing Trees for Winter

Summer 2016: Drought Stress

Winter 2017: Recognizing Tree Risk

Spring 2017: English Ivy Removal

Summer 2017: Trees and Turfgrasses

Additional Tree Care Resources:

National Arbor Day Foundation The Morton Arboretum
Oregon Department of Forestry Tree Care Info
ISA Find an Arborist Oregon Community Trees
Oregon Department of Forestry Alliance for Community Trees

 

Right Tree in the Right Place

Use this handy guide for assistance in choosing the right species of tree based on the constraints of a site, such as overhead wires, narrow plant strips, and proximity to structures.

"Right Tree Right Place" - helpful information such as "Use this guide for assistance in choosing the right species of tree based on the constraints of a site, such as overhead wires, narrow plant strips, and proximity to structures."

"Master Plant List" - a guide to the plants that are acceptable for mitigation requirements in Lake Oswego.