Celebrate Arbor Day with a free tree!  Be one of the first 150 at our Arbor Day Celebration and receive a free bare root ornamental tree!*  Light refreshments available.

Date:     Saturday, April 28
Time:     9 a.m. receive number for free tree
             9:15 a.m. ceremonial Arbor Day Tree planting
             9:25 a.m. “how to plant your tree” demonstration
             9:35 a.m. distribution of free trees
Place:    Hamlet Park, 8883 Hamlet Avenue S.

Participate in our social media contest for a chance to win a $25 gift card to a local garden center!  How to enter:

  • Plant your free tree no later than May 5. Tree must be planted in Cottage Grove.
  • Take a photo of you and/or your family planting your tree or by your tree once its planted.
  • Post it on Facebook or Instagram and be sure to include #CGArborDay18 so we can see your photo to enter you into the drawing!  We’ll let you know you’re in the drawing by commenting on your photo.
  • On May 7 we will randomly draw FIVE winners! 
  • Each winner receives a $25 gift card to a local garden center.

* One free tree per residence. Must provide proof of residency in Cottage Grove

Buckthorn Removal:

Each Arbor Day Cottage Grove promotes the removal of Buckthorn in order to promote a healthier urban forest.  Please call Adam at 651-458-2844 by 3 pm on April 27 to schedule a curbside pickup.  Curbside pickup will take place on April 30 and May 1. 


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