City Plants is dedicated to growing the Los Angeles our kids deserve. We believe that everyone, regardless of their income, should live in a neighborhood with plenty of trees and all of the health and environmental benefits trees provide.
Every year, people around the world celebrate Arbor Day, an international holiday dedicated to planting and honoring trees. This year, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilmember Felipe Fuentes joined City Plants in hosting Los Angeles’ own Arbor Day celebration in Sylmar, and it was a smashing success!
The city of Scotts Valley recently became the first city in Santa Cruz County to participate in the Renovate America and the HERO programs, which help residents find a way to finance energy efficient projects on their properties, which includes the planting of shade trees.
Newsweek reported that Sacramento discovered that shaded buildings use 25 to 40 percent less energy during the summer, averting power overloads. That’s why, over the past two decades, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District has subsidized the planting of more than 500,000 trees.