Private program. Not open to the public.
Mature trees comprise a large percentage of our forested urban parks. Successfully managing this important resource necessitates a variety of horticultural practices, especially the soil complex which the trees grow. Learn how to employ a number of maintenance and management techniques that can ensure healthy growth and development for older, established trees.
Spend the morning looking at mature tree preservation care during construction at NYBG.
Horticulture / Plants
Parks & Recreation
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Students will discuss the importance of managing mature trees as a resource that necessitates a variety of horticultural practices.
Students will learn how to employ a number of maintenance and management techniques that can ensure healthy growth and development for older, established trees.
Students will review the processes of maintaining the soil complex which the trees grow.
Kurt Morrell, Deanna Curtis, Don Gabel
New York Botanical Garden