Thanks to a partnership with MillionTreesNYC, Wave Hill welcomes families, individuals, and community groups to pick up a free tree for planting on private property within the five boroughs of New York City.
Staff horticulturists will be on hand to help with selection, and simple tree planting and care instructions will be available. At home, all you'll need is a spade, a place to plant, and access to water. Trees will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis for this Arbor Weekend event.
Arbor Day extends into a weekend celebration at Wave Hill April 25, 26, and 27 with a tree giveaway, tree walks and talks, a bike tour of trees in the Bronx, a tree-themed Family Art Project, and a junior arborist station sponsored by Almstead Tree, Shrub & Lawn Care.
Address: West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
About Wave Hill
Wave Hill is a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. Its mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscapes, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.
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