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Although captivated throughout his career by large, rural parks, during his later years Frederick Law Olmsted became intrigued by the social possibilities created by small urban spaces. Small neighborhood parks, playgrounds and squares might provide opportunities for respite from the congestion and noise of urban life.

Archive: How -To

News: How to Plant a tree to thrive.

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March 28, 2017

Anna’s Best Tree Planting Tips & Techniques! Although planting season is just about to end, it is always important to plan where you will plant your trees and how to plant the trees. Watch Anna’s video to learn all the important details to plant a tree that will survive and thrive. From positioning the tree more >

News: How to Remove Invasive Species from Your Yard!

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August 11, 2016

Our Team for Healthy Parks employees are experts when it comes to the best practices for removing vines and invasive species from the Olmsted Parks that damage our precious trees.¬†They have created some “How To” videos so you, too, can tackle these unwanted plants in your own back yard!