Dunedin residents are welcome to come to Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, parking lot area, on Saturday, April 20, to select up to two trees.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Thursday, April 18, 2013
This is the 24th year of Dunedin's tree giveaway. There will be flowering trees, including magnolias, and shade trees.
Plant a tree (or two), courtesy of the City of Dunedin. In celebration of Arbor Day, the city will be giving away two trees for free per household, in three-gallon pots. You need to provide proof of residency to get a tree. A driver license or utility bill will work. The giveaway is Saturday at 8 a.m., and lasts until the last tree is given away. Quantities are limited, so get to the Florida Auto Exchange Stadium, 373 Douglas Ave., as early as you can. Trees aren't just lovely to look at, they help bring down utility bills, providing shade for Florida homes and keeping temperatures down. So, go hug a tree. Better yet, plant one first, courtesy of the city of Dunedin. Mother Nature will thank you for it. For more information, please call (…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Garland Forbes is handing out pine tree seedlings to the public Friday at the Dunedin Green Market as part of his “Plant 1,000 Trees Before You Die” campaign.
Here's news that might bring a smile to your face this holiday season. A local dentist is giving away young trees for free this week. Garland Forbes will be donating pine tree seedlings to the public in an event at the Dunedin Green Market on Friday, Dec. 14. Forbes is an endodontist specializing in root canals. He is campaigning to get folks to get folks to plant pine trees. The Friday giveaway is part of his “Plant 1,000 Trees Before You Die” campaign. Over the course of his life, Forbes has planted 15,000 trees. He concentrates on the longleaf pine, which is the oldest and most common pine trees in Florida. Forbes has received recognition for his work from Congressman Gus Bilirakis and local chambers of commerce, civic groups, various …