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Get your free trees or shrubs – at our next Tree for Me event – Saturday October 13, 2018

Once again, SERRA will be hosting a Tree for Me event.

Date: Saturday October 13, 2018

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (Note time change to 3:00 pm)

Location: The Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Road East, Toronto.

Please visit the Tree for Me website for information about the species that are available, take the quiz to determine the best trees or shrubs for your property and get ready to register for our event in October. Registration is now open. Here is the link for The TREE for Me website: https://www.treeforme.ca/

Please contact us if you would like to volunteer to help during this event. Email us at serra@southeglinton.ca

 

Receive up to two free trees or shrubs to plant on private property.

Supported by the Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation, SERRA is committed to helping our neighbourhood enhance our green space and increase our tree canopy.

Register to receive a FREE TREE OR SHRUB, then pick it up at the Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Road East, on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 between 1:00 and 3:00 pm.

All trees are locally sourced and their seeds were collected from the local seed zone, which ensures they will be hardy in our region and support local bird and insect life.

To find out more about the trees and get the tree or shrub that best suits you and your location, check out the Species Information

Big Trees:
Red Maple
Bur Oak

Small Trees: 
Northern Hackberry
White Birch

Shrubs:
Serviceberry
Staghorn Sumac

On October 13 while picking up their tree, all participants will view a short demonstration on how to plant the tree, and to care for it afterwards.

Trees on offer weigh less than 5 pounds (2.5 kg) and are 2-5 feet tall (61-152 cm) and are easily transported in a car trunk, a grocery trolley or on the TTC.

** Limit is 2 trees or shrubs per household

New this year: If you live in an apartment or condo you can register to receive saplings.

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