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Watering Your FUF Tree: Green Sunset, San Francisco

Re: The Friends of the Urban Forest’s idea to water the street trees using a plastic bag inside the tree container, with holds to drip water. Ok, so we scraped this idea after the first watering.  Second time, the holes … Continue reading

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Can’t Pave the Front Yard: SF City Codes

In a nutshell: you can’t pave the front yard without a permit.  And you can’t pave 200 sq ft or more without a permit Around 2001, San Francisco passed an ordinance that prohibits anyone from paving the front yard.  At … Continue reading

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Cheaper Sewer Rates for SF Gardeners and Tree Irrigators

You might be eligible for a reduction in your sewer rates — contact the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, High Consumption Unit at (415) 551-4780.  You’ll be asking for a reduction in the “flow factor” for the sewer.  They’ll send … Continue reading

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Planting Day with Neighbors & SF Friends of the Urban Forest

In May 2008 we worked with neighbors and friends to plant trees in the Outer Sunset of San Francisco. Here’s what it was like to help pull that event together. Here’s the video:

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