How-To See all

How to Plant a Tree

Yes, there are right and wrong ways to plant a tree. By following our best planting practices, your tree will get the best start for a long and healthy life. Watch our planting video to see best planting practices in action.

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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

Tree Heroes


Wednesday, May 26

Our annual Tree Heroes celebration is going virtual! Please mark your calendars to celebrate one of Sacramento’s greatest visionaries, Ray Tretheway, and to welcome our new executive director, Jessica Sanders. Join us for an evening of connection and purpose as we honor the past and share our vision for a greener, healthier future for all. More information will be coming soon.

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