Free Trees: Species Announced

Japenese Flowering Cherry Tree. Photo: ArborDay Foundation
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
NY Restoration Project and MillionTreesNYC have announced the species of the trees that are going to be available for FREE at the Putnam Triangle in Clinton Hill (Fulton Street at Grand Avenue) for the Free Tree Giveaway on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 10:00am:

NOTE CHANGE:  MORE DOGWOODS ADDED TO MEET DEMAND!

100 Japenese Cherry Trees
100 Kwanzan Cherry Trees
100 Cherokee Brave Dogwood Trees


Come out early to be sure to get your pick of the these beautiful, flowering trees. DETAILS ARE BELOW.


CHEROKEE BRAVE DOGWOOD. PHOTO: HERMAN'S

DETAILS:

Trees are free.

Trees will be distributed one per person on a first-come, first-serve basis until supplies run out. Limit one tree per person.

Size: "7-gallon" Trees

Open to all of New York City:  including residents and institutions in nearby Bedford-Stuyvesant, Park Slope, Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene...

Plant in your front or back yard, at your business, or at your church, school or apartment complex (as long as it's private property). Trees are not allowed to be planted in sidewalks, pots or roof gardens

Horticulture specialists will be on hand to answer questions and provide species selection recommendations.

Simple planting and tree care instructions come with each tree.

Credit where credit is due:
     Green Fort Greene & Clinton Hill and the FAB Alliance in partnership with New York Restoration Project and MillionTreesNYC are giving away 300 FREE TREES. The event is made possible by the generous support of Put Down Roots tree giveaway sponsor American Express, MTNYC lead sponsors BNP Paribas and Toyota and major donors, Bloomberg Philanthropies and David Rockefeller

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