The colder months are when some of the pruning and maintenance of plantings at the popular location take place.
OPPD Arboretum’s fiery fall foliage includes the “Elvis Presley Sycamore.”
OPPD’s 26-acre arboretum is a popular spot for walkers (both canine and human), photographers and lovers of nature.
OPPD’s Arboretum, and its nearly 8,000 feet of trails is a popular spot for people of any age looking to get out into nature.
Hint: The height is related to the 1,000 plantings at the facility.
Caretakers of the facility use the trees’ own trimmings to replenish the mulch used on its 26 acres.
At the OPPD Arboretum, visitors enjoy trees, flowers and walking trails. They may even learn something about power lines.
Contractors practiced their trade at OPPD Arboretum, debunking idea that proper cuts ruin trees.
OPPD forester Dave Walsh said goodbye to the facility he loves after 32 years with the utility and hundreds of trees planted.
Take a virtual stroll through the arboretum and enjoy some of its trees, shrubs and flowers in their late summer glory.