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
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.