For Immediate Release: March 21, 2013
City of Alexandria to Hold Annual Earth Day Tree Sale on Saturday, April 20
"Great Trees, Great Prices, and Great for Alexandria"
The City Alexandria’s Park Operations and Natural Resources Division will hold a tree sale on Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Dr. The goal of the sale is to promote the preservation of the Alexandria’s tree canopy by encouraging the planting of trees on private property throughout the City.
The City’s tree supplier, Denison Landscaping and Nursery of Fort Washington, Maryland, will again provide a variety of trees, shrubs and annuals that are hardy and successful in this area. Trees and shrubs are sold in three to seven gallon containers that residents can easily handle and plant. Download the List of Available Trees for purchase and email or call the Urban Forestry Office to reserve your trees.
Residents can reserve trees for purchase in advance through Wednesday, April 17. No deposit is necessary. To reserve a tree, call the Park Operations and Natural Resources Division Office at 703.746.5498 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. When reserving your trees, please provide your name, telephone number, and the type and quantities of the tree that you plan to purchase.
Advance tree orders must be picked up between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 20. Reserved trees not picked up by 10 a.m. on the day of the sale will be made available to the public.
For additional information, call the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities’ Park Operations and Natural Resources Division at 703.746.5498.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Jerry Dieruf, Arborist, at 703.746.5499, (VA Relay 711) or e-mail email@example.com.