Tag Archive: trees

Jan 11

160 Free Sidewalk Trees Planted in the Portola During 2017, More to Come!

The Garden District Is Embracing Street Trees The streets of the Garden District are getting greener with some help from Friends of the Urban Forest and the city. With the passage of Prop E, the city has directed funding and asked F.U.F. to focus their efforts on the treeless streets of San Francisco’s outer neighborhoods. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2018/01/160-free-sidewalk-trees-planted-portola-2017-come/

May 11

Plant A Tree & Tell City Hall To Maintain It!

If you would like to help add a little much-needed greenery to the Portola, Friends of the Urban Forest will be planting trees in the neighborhood on June 25th.  The cost is highly subsidized for our neighborhood at only $75 per tree which includes everything from the permits, concrete removal, the tree and several years …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2016/05/plant-tree-tell-city-hall-maintain/

Nov 08

Porticulture: Greening St. Elizabeth Church

“Porticulture”, the art of garden cultivation and management in the Portola District. Portola got a little less concrete-y yesterday with a little help from a new neighbor and our newest “Porticulturalist”.  Ken Ogle relocated from Corona Heights several months ago to the great unknown of   S/E S.F. and he was immediately smitten with our …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2015/11/porticulture-greening-st-elizabeth-church/

Oct 17

Friends of the Urban Forest Returns to Portola!

Friends of the Urban Forest has funding to subsidize 80% of the costs to plant trees and are planning a Community Planting Day for Portola early next year. You only need to pay $75 (versus the usual $135) and choose what species you want, then FUF will handle all of the prep work, provide the tree …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2013/10/friends-urban-forest-coming-soon-portola/