Free trees Nov. 8 for Orleans Parish residents

Parkway Partners is giving away native trees Saturday (Nov. 8) to Orleans Parish residents. The giveaway is from 9 a.m. to noon. First come, first serve. Parkway Partners logo

You are limited to one tree per person and a max of two trees per household.

The gardening gurus at Parkway Partners also are teaching a free class at 10 to show you how to properly maintain your trees. The class will go over proper nutrition, fertilizer application, mulching and more.

Parkway Partners is 1137 Baronne Street (map). The nonprofit also has its monthly plant sale Saturday and will have:

  • trees
  • fall/winter annuals (pansies)
  • pine straw
  • Louisiana Super Plants

More info from the newsletter:

Thanks to grants from Apache and AC Trees, Parkway Partners will be hosting a native trees giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon to residents of Orleans Parish.  Limit 2 trees per household.  Tree Troopers will guide residents in choosing the right tree for their landscape.
Tree species include:
  • River Birch Bald Cypress
  • American Holly
  • Silver-Bell
  • Native Fringe
  • Magnolia ‘Little Gem’
  • Sweetbay Magnolia
  • Big Leaf Magnolia
  • Native Plum
  • Native Cherry
  • Crab Apple
  • Catalpa
  • American Elm
  • Witch Hazel
  • Red Bud
  • Cherry Laurel
  • Southern Sugar Maple
  • Swamp Red Maple
  • Live Oak
  • Nuttall Oak
  • White Oak
  • Persimmon
  • Mayhaw
  • Bay Leaf
  • Pawpaw

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