Proper Tree Planting – Wednesday, April 19, OR Tuesday, April 25 (choose one session); 5:30-7:30 PM, Ag & Extension Service Center:
WANTED – good homes for trees! Are you willing to plant and care for a new tree on your property? Do you want to help increase our urban forest tree canopy? Then we have the program for you! Join Vijai Pandian, Horticulture Educator, along with Doug Hartman, Master Gardener Volunteer, to learn about proper tree planting techniques and post-planting care. In return, you will take home a free tree! These bare root trees (5-8’ tall) of different varieties and will be given to program participants (one per household) to help increase the number of trees in our community as well as diversify our urban forest species composition. There will be two workshops offered, and the sessions are limited to 50 people each, so make your reservation soon! No tools are required for the program, but bring a vehicle capable of transporting up to an 8’ tall tree (bare root) to take home with you! We hope you can join us for this “tree”mendous opportunity! Note: This program will be held primarily outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Maximum attendance is 50 people per session with one free tree per household. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required by calling 920-391-4653.
Due to a grant, you will receive a free 5-8’ tall tree to take home! Details are below. If you would like to sign up, please let me know which session you will attend (April 19 or April 25). Each session is limited to 50 people.