For Arbor Week, Plantings Aplenty

March 6, 2011

By Donna Beth Weilenman Staff Reporter for the Benicia Herald

The International Society of Arborculture is hoping many Californians will plant a tree between Monday and March 14.

Those days are designated California Arbor Week, said Stephanie Bolmer, communications coordinator for the group.

“Everyone grab a shovel and get ready to plant a tree,” she said.

But Bolmer cautioned that it’s not as easy as digging a hole and sticking a sapling in it.

Planting a tree correctly, she said, takes a little planning and preparation.

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