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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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Choose the Best Tree for your Space!

Find ideal trees for your space by searching our Shady Eighty database for tree characteristics you’re most interested in! We created a list of the very best trees for our region and now you can easily search our online database for trees that meet your needs. Happy planting!

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Events See all

Sacramento Tree Foundation's Tree Hero Awards

California Farm Bureau

Wednesday, June 1 5:30P

Our Tree Heroes Awards Dinner honors the people and projects that have done great things for our region’s urban forest.  Held under the majestic oaks on the grounds of the California Farm Bureau, our event features dinner, music, silent auction, and a special art auction! 

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Arden Park Neighborhood Tree Tour

Arden Park

Saturday, April 30 10:00A - 11:30A

Join the Sacramento Tree Foundation on a guided walk with a local expert through the lovely, shady Arden Park neighborhood and learn all about the resident trees. Arden Park was developed from ranch land in the 1940s and 1950s and boasts large yards with plenty of room to grow big trees. This tour highlights some of these fine tree specimens!

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