Tree Gators for Watering

Our new playgrounds often have around 15-25 new trees planted. The first few years after a tree is newly planted mark the most vulnerable years, so we support watering by equipping each tree with a “Tree Gator” bag. The bag is donut shaped (in my opinion, the bags should be called Tree Donuts!), with a…

What’s Good in My Hood?

The New York Restoration Project has a big activities and resource library on everything from tree planting, windowsill gardens, and plant part experiments which we encourage you to checkout. Since the Trust for Pubic Land loves to center students in their playground design process, we especially love NYRP’s activities for cultivating environmentally literate urban citizens….