Where I can get some shade tree startings for free?

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    donna in nc In Flower

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    Where I can get some shade tree startings for free does the farmers extension or forestry office give free trees?

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    purpleinopp Young Pine Plants Contributor

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    If you've got the patience to grow trees from tiny saplings, those are only a year or two behind sprouting the seeds yourself. Look on the ground at the appropriate time under the trees you want to grow for their seeds.
     
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    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    For this year it has passed but next year Arbor day in North Carolina is celebrated on the Friday after March 15th. Many organizations participate in tree plantings and give aways. You may check with a local extension service for details.

    Jerry
     
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    mart Strong Ash

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    Later in the season I may have red oaks. They some up rapidly under ours and are pretty fast growers.
     
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    I find saplings at the base of mature trees. Do you have any shade trees on your property that you could scour under? Or do friends?
     
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    would love to have some of the red oaksmart I will also check under friends trees didn't think about it
     
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    Try free-cycle too, Thats where my surplus goes.
     
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    okey dokey thanks so much
     

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