To reach local people a version of this has been published on the Redlands Sustainability Network website
After five years of drought here in Southern California we have a tree crisis – in our city alone (Redlands) we have 1400 dead street and park trees. Some are young, but many are old ones that take decades to replace.
Many have been stressed by the continuing drought in California. In addition, well-meaning people have been removing lawns and changing to low-water landscapes — but their trees are not getting the water they need.
Here are some guidelines on watering your trees & useful resources: [Read more…]