Arbor Day Tree Giveaway



In Mississippi, Arbor Day is celebrated on the second Friday of February each year.

Arbor Day Tree Giveaway!

Friday, February 14, 2014

7:30 am – 2:00 pm (while supplies last)

Harrison County Soil & Water Conservation District Office

12238 Ashley Drive, Gulfport

(Hwy. 49, 2 miles north of I-10; turn east onto Ashley)


What’s Available

Oaks     3 gal (1/household)

Southern Magnolia     1 Quart (1/household)

Bare-root Seedlings:

Sawtooth Oak

Nuttall Oak


Red Maple

***Southern Magnolia seedlings are donated by GreenForest Nursery in Perkinston***



About veggiedr

Christine is an Associate Research and Extension Professor of Urban Horticulture at the Mississippi State University Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi, MS. She works as the resident scientist at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit in Perry County, MS. Her research interests include urban agriculture, backyard farming, container gardening, high tunnel production, local foods, horticultural therapy, green roofs, and small farm issues. Christine is passionate about feeding people and growing farmers.

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