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Replicating forest floor helps trees thrive along busy downtown Toronto street

Trees given ample room to grow

August 30, 2022  By Turf & Rec

Trees are thriving along a busy downtown Toronto street where they’ve been given ample space to grow. A local arborist says the key is to allow individual trees to have about 30 cubic metres of soil in which to grow in a healthy manner. A forest floor setting is replicated with perennial plants, flowers and mulch. Low fencing also prevents pedestrians, cyclists and dogs from venturing onto the soil.


This article is part of the Earth Week.

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