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Summer Leaf Drop

In the fall and winter, deciduous trees drop their leaves and are dormant through the cold months. But, if your tree is losing its leaves during the summertime, it’s likely a sign of stress.

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Tree grant to bear fruit for north Sacramento

Caring for Trees in our Mediterranean Climate

Greenprint Summit 2014

Trees and Drought

Sacramento urban forest makes Top 10 list

How-To See all

Plant a Tree

Learn the answers to these questions:

  • How wide should I dig the hole when I plant shade trees?
  • How high above the soil level should the top of the root ball be?

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Summer Tree Tips

Summer is the season to regular water your tree. Learning how to deep water your young tree is the most important thing you can do it ensure its survival. 

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Events See all

Mulch Madness at McKinley Park

Monday, August 4 6:30P - 8:00P

Grab your wheelbarrow and join the after-work mulching party at McKinley Park. Volunteers are needed to help care for the park by applying mulch rings around the trees. Great for volunteers of all ages!


Tree Tour of McKinley Park

Tuesday, August 12 6:30P - 8:00P

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation and one of our certified arborists for a tree tour of Sacramento's beloved McKinley Park. Learn how to identify tree species, about the history of trees in our area, basic tree care and more. Bring your tablet or smart phone if you want to learn electronic mapping.