One of these showed up around a tree in front of my house yesterday, with no context or explanation. I’ve noticed quite a few of these popping up throughout the neighborhood around the young trees and I’m curious if others have noticed them or had any experience with them. The side identifies them as “BioPlex Tree Rings.”
At first I thought these were something that you would plant in the ground around the tree to keep the roots at the right depth or use as a planter of some kind. Then I went to their Web site and it seems these are some kind of water collection/slow-drip system from keeping the baby trees properly moisturized.
My biggest concern is that these are going to end up making the mosquito situation even worse than it already is this time of year. Having large buckets of water sitting around is kinda asking for trouble.
Is this worth it?
Ed. Note: And speaking of trees there will be a community watering – from an email:
“There will be community tree watering this Saturday (8/8) @ 7am for the trees that have been planted by DDOT/UFA in the Medians at the Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro Station. We will be meeting at the the Petworth Station Metro Statue at 7am for a safety meeting. Please come out and join us as your schedules permit. Hope to see you there…..
Again, THANK YOU to Donatelli Development, who is providing access to water from the Park Place building by Donatelli Development.”
From an email: “The reception will be held on Sunday, June 25th, 2023, 2-4pm at New Heights restaurant. 2317 Calvert Street NW. The event is free and open to the public.
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DCFR Pride Run 5K
Please join the DCFR Pride Run Foundation at their 11th annual Pride Run 5K at the Historical Congressional Cemetery on Friday, June 9, 2023. Registration is $55 and includes a commemorative t-shirt, finisher medal, after party with a live DJ,
16th Annual Capital Fringe Festival
16th Annual Capital Fringe Festival
Always Unexpectedly Fringe
Ten Days of Performances
43 Productions; 194 Individual Shows
Festival Preview: June 23, 7-11pm
WASHINGTON – The time is near for this year’s Capital Fringe Festival, our