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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Tree Giveaway - April 28th

Tree Giveaway April 2018

CITY OF MARGATE’S TREE GIVEAWAY SET FOR APRIL 28TH
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 btrapani@margatefl.com.

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