Due to the stay-at-home advisory issued by the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and the city of Cleveland, the planting of the newly propagated tree from the Jesse Owens Oak that was to take place at Rockefeller Park Lagoon tomorrow, Thursday, November 19th will be postponed until Spring 2021. Local elected officials and business leaders […]
As we prepare to open the “Tilt-a-Whirl” installation for Patrick Dougherty’s Stickwork, the team at Holden Forests & Gardens would like to thank our volunteers who worked alongside Patrick and his son Sam to create the work of art.
As spring transitions to summer, we’re wrapping up this year’s spring phenology monitoring in Bole Woods at the Holden Arboretum. Have you heard the term phenology before? Phenology is the study of the timing of natural phenomena – anything that has a seasonal signal. When does Trillium flower? When do hummingbirds arrive in northeast Ohio […]
On Arbor Day 2020, celebrate virtually with us and plant a native tree, or choose a special place in your yard to plant a future tree. To plant your tree properly with the best chances for decades of enjoyment, we have created this Tree Care Quick Guide. Find tips and tools for tree care success […]
Tree Corps 2019 If you or someone you know is looking for a career change, or has recently graduated high school or college, explore the field of arboriculture with Tree Corps. Program Design Tree Corps is a 30 hour per week, 19-week, paid workforce development program designed to provide valuable training and entry-level job placement for […]
Responsible Forestry in Working Woods In October 2018, Holden Forests & Gardens ecologist Katie Stuble blogged about research in Working Woods. Here’s a fresh look for the new year on how we understand Working Woods from a forestry and conservation perspective. The State of the Woods Although drastically less than the 95 percent of forested […]
HF&G at the Alliance for Community Trees event & Partners in Community Forestry Conference In early November, Courtney Blashka, Diana Sette, and Adi Shiloh, members of Holden Forests & Gardens’ community forestry team, and Sandra Alboro, part of the HF&G research team, headed Irvine, California for the 2018 Partners in Community Forestry Conference! The trip […]
A Look Back on the Sherwick Tree Steward Events of 2018 It has been a full year for the participants in the Sherwick Tree Steward Training program. Because 2018 gives us so much to talk about, this post will focus on the training and planting done throughout the 2018 growing season. Rewind to April, which […]