Tree Maintenance

Deep Watering Trees

As drought conditions continue, it is important that steps be taken to ensure we do not lose trees as a result of lack of water.  Periodic deep watering of trees is the best way to encourage deep roots and efficiently use water in the landscape.  The guide to the right provides general information on how to deep water trees.   

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The Landscape Division is responsible for the maintenance and care of 16,000 trees located within the public right-of-way and on public property. This includes: 

  • Planting
  • Root pruning
  • Specialized tree activities
  • Tree inspections
  • Tree removal
  • Tree trimming
Leaves on a tree

Hazardous Tree Situations

The division also responds to fallen limbs and hazardous tree situations, which typically occur during storms. Tree trimming is performed by City contractors that are easily identifiable.

Tree City USA

The City of Tustin has been awarded the “Tree City USA” award each year since 1997. The National Arbor Day Foundation presents this award to communities throughout the nation that demonstration a commitment to an urban forestry program.

aRbor day 2022 - march 9

Each year the City plants trees to celebrate Arbor Day.  

Click here to see a quick video of the tree planting for 2022.


Arbor Day 2022 Flyer