Greening Schools on Arbor Day (for Chittenden and Addison counties only)

We are excited to announce that Charlie Proutt and Eileen Schilling, owners of Horsford Gardens & Nursery in Charlotte, are once again offering trees to schools in Addison and Chittenden counties. Up to 10 schools are eligible for one tree each.

Participating schools must agree to:

  • Plant the tree as part of a classroom program or school-wide event.
  • Pick-up the tree at Horsford's in Charlotte. They will show you how to safely unload the tree.
  • If delivery is needed, there is a fee based on mileage. Delivery costs for 0-10 miles $44, $58 – 10.1-20 miles, $72 – 20.1-30 miles, $86 – 30.1-40 miles, $120 – 40.1-50 miles.
  • Maintain the tree into the future.

Horsford Gardens & Nursery will provide:

Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program will provide:

  • Consultation to select the right tree for the site and how to care for it.
  • Opportunities to extend the ceremony and learning. Visit go.uvm.edu/celebrate to discover the resources available.

Applications

Unfortunately, we've reached the number of appliciations allowed for Spring 2021. Please email Gwen with any questions.

 

Questions? Contact Gwen at at 802-651-8343 or gwen.kozlowski@uvm.edu.

 

PLANT. LIVE. GROW.