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Get the dirt on your trees' needs

Trees are essential to our health and the health of our environment. They provide oxygen and shade, control the temperature, serve as a habitat for wildlife and beautify the landscape.

While many trees have a similar structure - root, trunk, branches and leaves - they often have different needs. With proper care, a tree will grow healthy and strong and provide enjoyment for generations to come.

On the Miami-Dade County Trees site, you will learn about:

  • Where to place and how to water and maintain your tree
  • How to obtain two free native trees per year
  • Tree care before and after a hurricane
  • Landscape and tree regulations
  • Various programs to increase the County's tree canopy 
  • Tree news & events 
View Miami-Dade County Trees' website

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