Reforest the Ozarks: Cheap Trees, Free Mulch!!!

Violet_Z6(6a)April 11, 2007

Reforest the Ozarks is providing an opportunity to purchase new red and white oak trees at the discount rate of $10 each. This includes a five gallon bag of mulch per tree from the City of Springfield Public Works Department. This is the perfect opportunity to help you reforest your yard after the loss of trees in the area from the January ice storm. Each tree is approximately 5-foot tall and is valued at approximately $20.

2,500 trees will be available with a limit of four trees per vehicle. CASH ONLY will be accepted. Participants also can make a donation to the Springfield-Greene County Park Board to help replace trees lost throughout the city-county metropolitan parks system.

City Utilities of Springfield and The University of Missouri Extension Service will provide information about choosing the right trees and planting information for residential properties. The City of Springfield Public Works Department also will provide free mulch.

City Utilities will be there with important information about choosing the right tree for the right place on your property.

The University of Missouri Extension Service will have experts on hand with advice about planting your new trees.

LOCATION:

Saturday, April 14 from 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Missouri Entertainment and Events Center

(formerly the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds)

First come, first serve

Bring gloves if you need them.

The event is sponsored by The Signature Bank, KOLR10, Turf Supply of the Ozarks, RBX Transportation, City Utilities of Springfield, Ozark Greenways, University of Missouri Extension Center, the City of Springfield, Missouri Entertainment and Convention Center, and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.

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oakleif(z6 AR)

Violet, i think that is just great. I love ARK but MO seems to have us beat in most catagories of native plant restoration.
vickie

    Bookmark   April 12, 2007 at 2:08AM
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Violet_Z6(6a)

Oakleif,

The state line isn't going change a lot of the plants you can select from. You can go to the Grow Native website for lots of info and apply it where you find suitable for your own landscape.

:)

Here is a link that might be useful: Grow Native

    Bookmark   April 12, 2007 at 9:58AM
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Violet_Z6(6a)

Don't forget, this is today!

    Bookmark   April 14, 2007 at 1:40PM
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