Homeowners in Bennington Place are invited to talk to tree experts about the right tree for their backyard, take a 15-minute tree-planting clinic and take home a free tree and bag of mulch to plant in their backyard!
Date: Saturday, January 18
Time: 10-10:30 a.m.
Location: 15065 Deshler Court, next to the clubhouse
The trees: We are bringing out a limited number of Japanese Styrax and Dogwoods. Trees will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tree specs: 6-10 feet tall, 1-inch caliper, aged 2-4 years old, potted in 7-gallon containers. Trees would retail for $50-$75.
Your cost: FREE
Requirements: Participants are required to call 811 one week prior to planting. A confirmation that 811 has been called will be needed in order to pick up a tree.
Tree clinic: Every recipient must attend a tree-planting clinic the morning of the event (15 minutes) and sign a stewardship pledge.
Registration: Closes Jan. 14. Registration is required. If you register, you are asked to pick up trees the morning of Jan. 18 or arrange for somebody to pick them up for you. Registration does not guarantee species; all trees are first-come, first-served.