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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Tree Giveaway on April 27th

Tree Giveaway on April 27, 2019

City Celebrates Earth Month By Giving Away Free Trees to Residents

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 27th 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 Myrtle (color varies)

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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