Residents of Grier Heights and Elizabeth Heights are invited to join us at the Grier Heights Community Center to talk to tree experts about the right trees for your yard, take a 15-minute tree-planting clinic and bring home up to 3 free trees and mulch!
Date: Saturday, Oct. 12
Time: 9-10:00 a.m.
Location: Grier Heights Community Center, 3100 Leroy Street, Charlotte 28205
The trees: Tentative species list is yet to be determined. Once confirmed, a list of species will be emailed to registrants. (Trees are 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 $75-$150.
Your cost: FREE
Tree clinic: Every recipient must attend a tree-planting clinic the morning of the event (15 minutes) and sign a stewardship pledge.
Registration: Closes Oct. 4. Registration is required. If you register, you are expected to pick up trees the morning of Oct. 12 or arrange for somebody to pick them up for you. Registration does not guarantee species; all trees are first-come, first-served.