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Fall Secrets to Having a Healthy Street Tree Bed Next Spring

Celebrate City of Forest Day at BBG and take action! Street trees do much to improve our environment but often receive little care. Fall is a great time to give your street tree some TLC to see it through winter and lay the groundwork for a healthy rebirth in spring. Yet even the most well-intentioned practices can damage our neighborhood trees. Learn to avoid the common "pit"-falls of tree bed gardening and how to remedy them. Bring your questions! From tree guards to water, from deterring dogs to low-maintenance plantings. Get a free plant to try!

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Dates:October 14, 2023 Check for other dates
Meets:Sa from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location:Administration Building Classroom 236
Instructor:Instructor Information
Member Fee:$ 0.00
Nonmember Fee:$ 0.00
Notes:Class size is limited & there may be a waiting list of people who would like to attend. If you can't attend class, thank you for calling 718-623-7220 to cancel your registration so that someone else may take your place. Please bring your registration confirmation and a photo ID to the security desk at the 1000 Washington Avenue entrance, and you will be directed to your classroom. In advance of class, show registration confirmation for free admission to the Garden. For drivers, the parking lot is located at 900 Washington Avenue. Allow 10 minutes to walk from the parking lot to the Education building.

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

In order to receive a refund, you must cancel your enrollment at least five business days prior to the class start date. You will be charged a $15 cancellation fee. No Exceptions.

If you have questions about your online registration, please call us at 718-623-7220 or email

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