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Keeping an eye on the rain & how you can help!

Spring is coming! Spring is coming! Along with warmer temperatures and sunshine, this also means rain… but you won’t hear me complaining. In fact, I love when it rains because it means our trees are getting a nice healthy drink. Each week from leaf out (typically April) to leaf drop (typically October) we need to water our newly planted trees. … Read more

Watering Alert: Week of August 13, 2014

NORMAL: Marion County received less than the recommended 1-inch of rainfall but everything is normal! Indianapolis received rainfall in small quantities over the past week leading to less than 1-inch, or 15 gallons, of rainfall accumulation. Since your trees are still thirsty, we recommend watering this week! Keep your trees happy and healthy by watering your young trees every week … Read more

Watering Alert: Week of August 6, 2014

  DRY: Indianapolis received less than the recommended amount of rainfall this past week so make sure to water your trees!   Marion County received less than a 1/2-inch of rainfall this past week. The recommended amount of rainfall for a tree younger than 5-years of age is 1-inch, or 15 gallons. Make sure to keep watering so your trees stay … Read more

Watering Alert: Week of July 23, 2014

  Normal: Indianapolis received over the recommended 1-inch of rainfall. Marion County received over 1-inch of rainfall this morning with more in the forecast for this week, therefore no watering is needed. Keep in mind, trees under 5 years of age require about 15 gallons of water every week to thrive! Tweet @kibiorg with the hashtag #thirstytrees or send us a message on Facebook to let us … Read more

Watering Alert: Week of June 11, 2014

  Normal: Indianapolis received the recommended 1-inch of rainfall therefore watering is not needed. Parts of Marion County received more than 1-inch of rainfall overnight last night and other areas received nearly an inch. With more rains expected today, there is no need to water trees this week. Reminder:  trees need 15 gallons of water per week to thrive (approximately … Read more