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How To Plant Trees

The perfect tree starts with proper planting. Read our tree planting tips to help your trees grow bigger, safer, and live longer.

How To Water Trees

When there is little rain or signs of water stress, we need to water our trees and shrubs. Use these watering tips.

The city waters new boulevard trees regularly for the first 3 years. If your new boulevard tree needs attention, Contact 311.

How To Prune Trees

Trees are pruned to remove dead branches, potentially unsafe branches and to control disease. Use these pruning tips for your private trees.

Boulevard elm trees are pruned every 4 years and other trees every 7 years. If a public tree needs to be pruned, Contact 311.

Is your tree next a power line? Please contact EPCOR to arrange for pruning.

Controlling Pests and Disease

Some pests are good for trees while others are not. Learn more about tree pests and disease.

Are you worried about your tree and need advice? Contact 311.

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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