photo by Boyd Loving
by Boyd Loving
Ridgewood NJ, according to resident Boyd Loving , “Shade tree planting in the Village is underway right now, and there are three (3) different contractors doing this year’s plantings. Painted markings like this indicate the locations at which planting will take place.”
The Village of Ridgewood Shade Tree Division is responsible for the maintenance and care of approximately 15, 000 Village owned street trees on 100 miles of public ways, as well as additional trees and shrubs in parks and on other public grounds. This includes all aspects, such as removal, planting, and pruning. The Shade Tree Division does a tree planting for Arbor Day, which is usually the last Friday in April. The division currently offers a memorial tree/bench program to honor the memory of a friend or family member.