LEAF – Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests – works with residents to beautify the city by planting backyard trees. The full service program affords you a 30 minute consultation with an arborist, 1 tree, full planting service, mulch and a planted care guide. The cost ranges from $150 to $220. Alternatively, you can plant native shrubs for just $25.
Going green with edible garden kits will cost you some green in the $75 to $125 range while native garden kits are priced at $125 to $235. For more information, go to www.yourleaf.org or call (416) 413-9244.