The Department of Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities, with support from the Tree Stewards of Arlington and Alexandria, is offering a native plant and shrub sale in your neighborhood to help grow Alexandria’s tree canopy. Beautify your yard and help grow Alexandria’s tree canopy by purchasing and planting a high quality native tree or shrub at home! All plants are $20.
The following Trees and Shrubs will be available for purchase: White Oak, Scarlet Oak, American Holly, Flameleaf Sumac, Eastern Red-Cedar, Maple Leaf Viburnum, Blackhaw Viburnum, and American Sweetgum. For additional information, view the Spring 2016 City of Alexandria Tree Sale Flyer.
Place your order through May 7 online or in person at the Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center, 5750 Sanger Ave. Plants will be available for pick the Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21.
For more information on tree species and individualized plant care and requirements, visit the Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center website.
For additional information, contact Majd Jarrar, Program Coordinator, with the Natural Resources Division at 703.746.5525 or email Majd.Jarrar@alexandriaVA.gov.