Date: 09 October 2010
Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Cost: Free entry, trees are $8 - $150
Location: Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center, 225 Chester Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30316
Trees Atlanta offers more than 1,000 plants including 200 species of trees, shrubs and tree-friendly vines for purchase by the public. This year’s sale, sponsored by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., focuses on shade trees and native trees that are disappearing from Atlanta’s urban landscape. These trees are not typically available in nurseries and are seldom planted by local landscapers. Additionally, in celebration of Trees Atlanta’s 25th anniversary, the non-profit is showcasing 25 trees and plants never before offered at the Tree Sale.
The Trees Atlanta Tree Sale is an annual fundraiser which raises dollars for NeighborWoods, Trees Atlanta’s volunteer tree planting and conservation program. Each year, Trees Atlanta’s NeighborWoods volunteers plant more than 2,000 trees in barren areas where shade is most needed and care for thousands of trees planted in past years. Trees Atlanta volunteers contribute more than 17,000 hours each year to plant and maintain trees around Atlanta.
Special trees to look for at this year’s sale include beech, swamp chestnut oak, ostrya, mockernut hickory, turkey oak, walnut, Virginia pine, yellow berried American holly, contorted weeping redbud, weeping bald cypress, dwarf bald cypress, yellowwood, and paw paw. We will also offer non-invasive, unusual, and exotic tree and plant varieties such as camellia, ginkgo, dawn redwood, and a variety of columnar parrotia. Experts will be on hand to offer tree selection assistance and planting instructions. Delivery and planting assistance is available within a limited area for a small fee.
View the full list of trees and plants at www.treesatlanta.org/treesale.aspx.