April 1, 2013

The Trees are Here!

Erica, Andrew, and many wonderful Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and Fairmount Park Conservancy staff unloaded thousands of yard trees at the nursery last week to get ready for the April giveaway events. These trees are beautiful, and some of them are big!  Read about each one and find out how big they will be when you pick them up:

Spring 2013 Yard Tree Types

photo 2 (Erica stands next to the newly delivered Eastern Redbuds, which stand between 6 and 8 feet tall!) Pre-registration for the TreePhilly Yard Tree Program is over, BUT anyone can still come to the giveaways as a walk-in participant in the second hour of each event.
  • Sat. April 6th, 2-4pm, Second Baptist Church of Frankford (1801 Meadow St. 19124)
  • Sun. April 7th, 11am-1pm, New Kensington CDC Garden Center (1825 Frankford Ave. 19125)
  • Thurs. April 11th, 4:30-6:30pm, Haddington Library (446 N 65th St. 19151)
  • Sat. April 13th, 10am-12pm, Columbus Square Playground (1200 Wharton St. 19147)
  • Sat. April 13th, 10am-12pm, Pennypack Environmental Center (8600 Verree Rd. 19115)
  • Sat. April 13th, 1-3pm, Pennypack Environmental Center (8600 Verree Rd. 19115)
  • Sat. April 13th, 3-5pm, Pennypack Environmental Center (8600 Verree Rd. 19115)
  • Sun. April 14th, 2-4pm, West Oak Lane Library (2000 Washington Lane, 19138)
  • Sat. April 20th, 12-2pm, Hunting Park Recreation Center (900 Hunting Park Ave. 19140)
photo 1 (Andrew grins next to the Sweetbay Magnolias, which stand between 3 and 4 feet tall)