Small Trees

Description Great option for short-term beautification and shade protection. 
Typical Dimensions Varies. Small trees range from 3 ft. to 15 ft. tall, within various sized pots.  
Estimated Cost May be available via donation / borrowing for short-term demonstration projects. Real cost depends on species, but ranges from $50 - $200. 
Durability 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.
Roundabout May be used within center of roundabout to add visual beauty and enhance traffic calming effects. 
Activated Alleys 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.