Posts Tagged: public landscape

Understanding the Baseline

Author: Mary Petres

A recent blog post by our Sustainability Champion, Anna Aquino, presented a great explanation of why Capital Trees is committed to developing and practicing sustainable landscape management practices for its projects.  As Ms. Aquino addressed in her blog, the health of the soil determines the health of the planet.  Said another way,

“Be it deep or shallow, red or black, sand or clay,

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Introducing our Emphasis on Sustainability and Writer on Sustainability

Author:  Kevin Finto, Chair of Board of Trustees

Anna Aquino is a wonderfully creative landscape designer.  I knew that from her work around Richmond.  What I did not know before I joined Capital Trees with her a few years ago is that she is passionate about sustainable gardening.  Anna has committed a staggering amount of time and effort researching and cataloging techniques, experimenting with them, testing them, and educating others about what works and what does not work. 

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