Spruce Hollow Designs

Chestnut Hill Tree Tenders Woodward Pines

Submitted by emudata on Fri, 12/29/2017 - 09:06

Chestnut Hill Tree Tenders volunteers supported a tree planting at Woodward Pines, a section of Fairmont Park located at Lincoln Drive, West Springfield Avenue and Navajo Streets. The lot had recently lost pine trees and was in need of enhancement. Two trees were planted on November 18th, 2017; as part of the fall tree planting. The trees planted were: Quercus bicolor, Swamp White Oak and Prunus serotina, Black Cherry.

Native Plants in Chestnut Hill

Submitted by emudata on Fri, 12/29/2017 - 08:55

On November 19th, 2017; a group of volunteers planted the tree pit design, modified for full sun. Chestnut Hill Community Association paid for the plants and Spruce Hollow Designs provided the site preparation and oversight. The area was fenced to prevent deer damage and signage was added to acknowledge all involved.

Tree Pit Design Contest Winner

Submitted by emudata on Fri, 12/29/2017 - 08:31

Inspired by the work of Prof. MaryCarol Hunter, (http://natureforcities.snre.umich.edu/),

Spruce Hollow Designs (EMU) and Chestnut Hill Tree Tenders sponsored an easement tree pit design contest in the fall of 2017. The winning design was submitted by Zach Cross of Temple University.