February 17, 2019
4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria, VA 22312
703-642-5173 TTY 711
Winter Lecture: Selecting and Planting Trees
(Adult) Trees are the keystone plants of a garden. With careful selection and proper planting, they can thrive with minimal care, rewarding us with beauty, shade, energy savings, and wildlife habitat. National Arboretum Head of Horticulture Scott Aker turns us into smarter consumers and gardeners as he illustrates how trees are marketed to homeowners. He offers tips on proper planting techniques and demonstrates a quick and easy way to determine a tree's health. Learn about trees that are well-adapted to our area and that Scott recommends to homeowners.