|Great option for short-term beautification and shade protection.
|Varies. Small trees range from 3 ft. to 15 ft. tall, within various sized pots.
|May be available via donation / borrowing for short-term demonstration projects. Real cost depends on species, but ranges from $50 - $200.
|Demo: 1 day to 1 month installation / Pilot: 1 month to 1 year installation / Interim: 1 year to 5 year installation
|Curb Extensions / Plazas
|Place where shade or visual barrier is desired, near other street furniture wherever possible. Tight spacing of trees and plants will give more lush appearance, and create a more intimate enclosure.
|May be used within center of roundabout to add visual beauty and enhance traffic calming effects.
|Place trees around perimeter of alley to enhance greening and beautify the space.
|Anchor trees during short-term demonstration projects to prevent them from blowing over during windy conditions.
|For demonstration projects, burlap-wrapped trees can be placed within planters to stabilize them and improve aesthetics.
|Use in a planter as a street tree, especially for block-long curb extensions.
|Make sure you have a maintenance / stewardship partner for pilot or interim design projects.
|Rent or borrow from plant nursery - offer event sponsorship to sweeten the donation deal!
|Purchase from gardening supply store or nursery.