Saturday Tree Classes
May – Learn How to Prune Correctly! Pruning 101
June – Tree ID walk to include Burrell Brooks Park trees, next to library
July – How Trees Grow and Function by Mary Gonzales
Sept – Tree Planting, Soils, and Right Tree, Right Place
GardenFest 2022 June 4 8 am – 2 pm
Earth Day Celebration on Main Street in town
April 23rd, 2022: Tree Stewards joined the town’s new Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee (ESAC) Earth Day. We had Stewart, our squirrel mascot, a booth with games for kids and tree answers for adults, and town tree planting.
Stewart spotted at Earth Day – Royal Examiner
Conifers & Christmas Trees
December 11th, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm, at the Samuels Public Library
Pine, Fir or Spruce? Can you tell the difference? Carrie Whitacre, a Certified Arborist and an Assistant Curator at the State Arboretum of Virginia, Blandy Experimental Farm will teach us about these wonderful trees which bring us so much greenery through the winter! Weather permitting, we will take a walk around the Samuels Library grounds to identify conifers.