February 7, 2023
CONTACT: Holly Walquist – 770.424.4664
What: Marietta Tree Keepers: “Free Trees”
When: Saturday, February 11, 2023 from 9-12noon
Where: Farmers Market, Marietta Square, Marietta, GA (outdoors–weather permitting)
For Whom: Open to the Public- FREE
Briefly: Join us Saturday, February 11th for our “Free Trees” event. This event is a celebration of Georgia’s Arbor Day which is in February
• Free tree bareroot seedlings and planting instructions
• Free tree information literature
This event is free to the public. Tree bareroot seedlings will be given away on the Marietta Square during the Farmers Market until we run out. The variety of trees are Swamp Chestnut Oaks, Redbud, Red Cedar & Bald Cypress. Radio show host, Ashley Frasca, of Green & Growing, will be there to answer gardening questions. Look for the Marietta Tree Keeper tent and banner.
In an effort to promote awareness of Arbor Day, Marietta Tree Keepers will give away “Free Trees” on Saturday, February 11, 2023 from 9am-12noon or until we run out of free tree bareroot seedlings. The variety of trees are Swamp Chestnut Oaks, Redbud, Red Cedar & Bald Cypress. Free literature will also be available on selecting trees, caring for trees and maintaining trees. Radio show host, Ashley Frasca, of Green & Growing, will be there to answer gardening questions. This event is free to the public.
Members of the Marietta Tree Keepers have been promoting the value of trees to the community since it was founded in 2002. MTK has over 150 members and has planted over 5000 trees around the city. The 501(C)3 non-profit organization works closely with the City of Marietta to plant trees along public right-of-ways. Those wishing to become a member or make a donation can learn more by visiting MTK’s website at www.mariettaga.gov/committees/treekeepers. For more information, please call 770.424.4664.