Burlington County Tree Planting

by jfranzini on September 14, 2014

photo-9Moorestown Rec. Field
Bridgeboro and Westfield Roads
Friday, September 19th
9am-12pm
Tools and refreshments provided.
Volunteers welcome!
For more information, please click on the flier to the right or contact Jessica Franzini at jfranzini.njtf@gmail.com or
(856) 287-4488.

This project is made possible with support from IKEA.

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The NJ Tree Foundation, in partnership with American Forests, is giving away 200 trees to residents of Asbury Park. A Tree For Every Yard will help increase the City’s tree canopy, beautify homes, and help create cool, shady yards. If you would like a free tree for your yard, please fill out this survey.

This giveaway is being held in partnership with the Asbury Park Environment & Shade Tree Commission. Trees must be picked up on Saturday November 8, 2014, between 9:00am – 12:00pm at Sunset Lake Park on Bond Street (Park is located at Sunset Ave. & Bond St.). All trees are 3 feet tall in a pot and will easily fit into any sized vehicle! There are 100 White fringe trees and 100 Black gum trees available through this giveaway. We will do our best to fill your first request, but please be prepared to accept either tree. Thank you for your participation in our effort to reforest Asbury Park!

Available trees are:

White Fringetree

 

 

 

White Fringe tree (Chionanthus virginicus) - Easily grown in average, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.  Creamy white flowers in late May to early Jue. Tolerant of air pollution and adapts well to urban settings. Height 20′. Width 20′. 

 

 

 

blackgum

 

 

Black gum (Nyssa sylvatica) - One of the most attractive native trees around. Summer leaves are a dark green and fall foliage has many shades of yellow, orange, bright red, purple or scarlet. Grows 30′-50′ high, with a 20′-30′ spread. Prefers well-drained, acid soils, and full sun to partial shade.

 

 

 

 

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