On June 25, 2014, crews arrived to re-pot 170 trees and set up a drip irrigation system for the new Tree Farm at Westbury Community Garden.
The seeds for this project (pun intended) came from Trees for Houston, who provided the trees, pots, and the expertise to set up the irrigation system. Scotts Miracle-Gro , always a good friend to Westbury, donated the manpower and the soil to re-pot the 170 trees.
Jim Tates from Scotts Miracle-Gro and Casey Scribner from Trees for Houston led their respective crews, knocking out the entire setup process in under 3 hours, while gardeners Marcia Hartman and Allen Potvin were on hand to lend some guidance.
After a relatively short growing period, these trees will be used to enhance the landscape in Westbury with fresh new trees to replace those that have failed.