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Arbor Day Seedling Giveaway 2015
April 4, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The annual Arbor Day Seedling giveaway is on Saturday, April 4, between 9 a.m. and noon (or as supplies last).
The Legacy of Greenery Committee and Arboretum volunteers will be handing out free tree and shrub seedlings to residents of Overland Park.
Seedlings can be picked up at one of the following locations:
- Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty (Marty & Metcalf)
- Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, 11902 Lowell (119th & Lowell)
- Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8909 W 179 St. (179th & Antioch)
All species of trees and shrubs will be bare root and come with instructions on planting and maintenance. There is a mix of deciduous and evergreen trees and a few shrubs for those of you without space for a new tree. Varieties of trees given out this year include: baldcypress, shumard oak, blackgum, sugar maple, swamp white oak, redbud, kousa dogwood, Serbian spruce, serviceberry and smoke tree. Shrub varieties include: lilac.
By planting these free trees and shrubs, you are helping Overland Park enhance its urban forest!
- City of Overland Park
- Legacy of Greenery Committee