street trees

Providing tree canopy to cool the streets and make walking more pleasant is a key role of nature strips. These are posts that mention street trees.

Street Tree has its First Trim

On Friday, the tree people from the council came through our suburb, trimming lower branches off all the street trees to raise the canopy. After some friendly discussion – assuring them that I look after the smaller plants but it’s council’s street tree, planted and maintained by council and the aim is that it grows […] Read more

Street Trees need Verge Gardens too

Lophestomon leaves often droop when dry but this was looking pretty sad. It had begun shedding leaves. The next week, it was even worse after westerly winds dried its leaves.