Our Tool Shed is a resource library designed for professionals working within all aspects of park maintenance.  We continually research best maintenance practices from all industries to gather videos, articles, templates and web sites and store them in one place for our subscribers. We spend the time to sift through the noise and provide you with valuable information when you need it, so you can focus on developing solutions.

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Sheet Mulching: Lawn to Garden Bed in 3 StepsPenn State Extension, 2020Never dig up turfgrass again! With sheet mulching, you can easily transform lawn areas into a new garden bed. You will use readily available, sustainable materials and zero chemicals. This video will show you how!Video
Selecting Community Trees in a Changing ClimatePenn State Extension, 2020Choosing resilient and adaptable trees for your community can ensure a healthier and fuller tree canopy for the long term.Weblink
Spring is Tree Planting SeasonPenn State Extension, 2021Proper planting and aftercare techniques will ensure the success of new trees.Weblink
Community Tree Plans: A Guide for Tree Commissions and Advisory CouncilsPenn State Extension, 2007This article explains planning hierarchies and putting tree planning into practice, including effective administration; analysis of hazardous trees; proper site preparation; and proper tree selection.Weblink
Conducting a Community Tree InventoryPenn State Extension, 2015Street and park tree inventories provide information for the planning, design, planting, maintenance, and removal of community trees.Weblink

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