MillionTreesNYC Giveaway – Sunday, October 6

The Maple Street Garden will be hosting a Tree Giveaway on Sunday, October 6, from 11-1, courtesy of MillionTreesNYC.   Officially launched in October 2007 by New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, MillionTreesNYC is an innovative, public-private initiative with the goal to plant and care for one million new trees across the city’s five boroughs by 2017.  YOU MUST REGISTER AHEAD OF TIME TO RESERVE A TREE – CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE REGISTRATION SITE.  After 12 noon, any unclaimed trees will be available on a first come, first served, basis.  Please remember, that in order to qualify for a free tree, you must agree to plant it in one of the five boroughs; to keep it properly watered and maintained; and not to plant along streets, in containers, terraces, balconies or on roofs.  Please also see these helpful FAQ’s for tree adopters.

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The Maple Street Garden gratefully acknowledges MillionTreesNYC’s lead sponsors, TD Bank and Toyota, without whose support, the giveaway program would not be possible.  Click here to download a flier for distribution.

The Garden will be hosting a workshop on pallet planting from Sustainable Flatbush, 12-3pm the same day.  Click here for more info.

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