GRAVETTE Everyone from Arkansas who becomes a member of the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation's Trees for America campaign.
The 10 trees are eastern redbud, white pine, sugar maple, white flowering dogwood, pin oak, red maple, river birch, silver maple, northern red oak and Colorado blue spruce. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting, between Oct. 15 and Dec. 10. The 6- to 12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge. Planting instructions are enclosed with each shipment of trees.
New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book, which includes information about tree planting and care. A membership is $10 sent to Ten Trees, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410, by September 30.
News, Pages 12 on 09/09/2009