Register for a Free Tree!

Register for a Free Tree!
The Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation is providing young native trees to Arlington residents at no cost. Get one free native tree per residential property. The trees are “whips” in two-gallon containers 2–4 feet in size. Get a free Redbud seedling along with your tree. View the list of available trees and register now to get a tree (while supplies last). Your tree must be picked up on Saturday, 10/24 from 8am – 3pm at Barcroft Field #6(4208 S Four Mile Run Dr) or Tuesday, 10/27 from 4 – 6pm in the Bon Air Rose Garden parking lot (850 N Lexington St). More Information And Reserve A Tree

Diseased Brown Cedars in LV

Diseased Brown Cedars in LV
These cypress trees in LV Park are infected with Seiridium canker. Spotted in several parts of LV, it is a fungal disease that kills trees and spreads from tree to tree. There is no chemical control available once an infection has taken place. Please cut down or trim any infected trees on your property to prevent spread.
   Care is the best defense: minimize water loss and water competition with other plants such as turf. Mulch an area several feet beyond the lowest limbs. During hot, dry summer days, irrigate thoroughly around the base of each tree every 7-14 days. More info at the Extension Service

Developer Spare That Tree

Developer Spare That Tree
Rampant development by spec builders is rapidly changing the character of Lyon Village and surrounding neighborhoods. A towering, 96-foot, 60-inch diameter, 175-210 year old, oak tree at 5920 N. 35th St, believed to be Arlington’s tallest outside the National Cemetery, is threatened by developers seeking to clear cut the lot where it stands. Full story at Falls Church News Press