The City of Rockville will give away a limited number of native trees and shrubs to Rockville residents during a pickup event from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive.
Here’s what you need to know:
Trees will be available to City of Rockville residents only.
Preregistration is required and opens Friday, Sept. 1 at www.rockvillemd.gov/treegiveaway. No walkups.
Limit one tree per household.
Five species are expected to be available. This list is subject to change and species preferences are not guaranteed:
- River birch (Betula nigra).
- Arrowwood viburnum (Viburnum dentatum).
- Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis).
- Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida).
- Spicebush (Lindera benzoin).
Interested in planting more trees? The Rockville RainScapes Rebates offers rebates of up to $150 per native tree to single family residences, homeowners and condominium associations, and nonprofits in the City of Rockville. To learn more and apply, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/rainscapes.