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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Tree Giveaway - April 28th

Tree Giveaway April 2018

City Celebrates Earth Month By Giving Away Free Trees to Residents

MARGATE, FL (March 23, 2018) – In celebration of Earth Month, the City of Margate Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Free Tree Giveaway for Margate residents only on Saturday, April 28th from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., while supplies last. The Tree Giveaway will take place at Oriole Park, located at 7055 NW 1st Street.

Over 350 trees will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each household will receive ONE TREE per residential address. Please bring a photo ID and proof of Margate residency.

Margate residents will choose from various types of trees. Each tree has a minimum height of 4ft – 6ft or size of 15 gallons, depending on the species.

Available Tree Species

  • Small Trees: Ligustrum, Silver Buttonwood
  • Medium Trees: Simpson’s Stopper, Golden Trumpet Tree, Crape Myrtly (color varies), Nellie R Stevens Holly
  • Large Trees: Gumbo Limbo, Live Oak, Magnolia
  • Citrus Trees: Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit

Each resident will be responsible for securing, transporting, and planting the tree. Every tree comes with an informational care and maintenance packet. The Tree Give-Away Program is funded by the City of Margate Parks and Recreation.

If you require additional information, please contact the Margate Parks and Recreation Department at (954) 972-6458 or email

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