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Create a Circle of Leaves

November 6, 2016

Tree Care 101: Fall – Dress Up, Feed and Winterize By Stephanie Coffin, longtime Virginia-Highland resident, tile mosaic artist extraordinaire, and certified arborist Trees naturally recycle nutrients by dropping their leaves, soon to decompose and add to the soil around the tree. Unfortunately, humans interrupt the cycle by blowing or raking the leaves into piles,…

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Annual Trees Atlanta VaHi Tree Planting Set for November 12

October 23, 2016

By Stephanie Coffin and Lola Carlisle Editor’s Note: Stephanie Coffin is a long-time Virginia-Highland resident whose passion for trees has helped make our neighborhood one of the most tree-friendly in the city. Lola Carlisle is a past VHCA board member who stays active in the neighborhood. Mychorrhizae, planting depth, root bound, tree species and planting…

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APS Excludes Trees Around Inman Softball Field from Removal Plan

January 22, 2015

New plan with reduced tree loss may be offered By Jack White As promised last week, APS has filed a revised plan for tree removal at Inman that excludes all the healthy trees on and around the softball field along Greencove Avenue.  They have also removed a 41” oak along Virginia Ave., the removal of…

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Trees Near Softball Field at Inman Middle School to Remain as APS Reviews Plan Design

January 15, 2015

By Jack White Appeals of APS postings for tree removals at Inman Middle School were filed this week by both the Virginia-Highland Civic Association and individual citizens.  Two appeals filed on Tuesday by VaHi residents included all listed trees on site (including those around the construction areas), while VHCA’s (filed Wednesday morning) addressed the large…

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Trees Atlanta Update

March 11, 2013

From announcing its first-ever native plant sale to planting native grasses and wildflowers along the Eastside BeltLine trail to kicking off walking tours of the new Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum, there’s a lot going on at Trees Atlanta these days. The organization’s communications manager Bethany Clark sent us the following update. 1st Annual Native Perennial Wildflower…

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