Free fruit trees @ Proyecto Jardin this Saturday


This is “Hank.” I adopted him in 2007 at Placita Olvera during some event. This was through the cities tree give away program. I still have “Hank” with me and in a bigger pot because he’s growing up before my eyes. I remember when he was just a baby. I would water him after I fed the dogs and put him in sunlight if the day wasn’t to brutal. I made a promise to “Hank” that I would plant him when I have a place of my own, so far no luck yet. But if you want your own tree to name head over to Proyecto Jardin this Saturday between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to pick up your choice of an apple, apricot, nectarine, peach, plum and citrus trees. However I will stress that the tree give away is intended for local area residents. There’s only going to be around 250 trees available and I would much rather see them around MY neighborhood than somewhere else. So, for those of you that live within the Boyle Heights, area come on down and grab yourself a tree. But don’t just come down like chusma, only people with available space to house the tree should come down. Other wise it would just be a waste of a valuable tree.  

Proyecto Jardin 

1718 Bridge St. 

Boyle Heights, 90033

6 thoughts on “Free fruit trees @ Proyecto Jardin this Saturday

  1. We have an afghan pine we got as a give-away seedling when we recycled our Christmas 2007 tree. She stands almost four feet tall now and we opted to decorate her this Christmas instead of spend $80 on a dead one, FTW.

  2. Another free tree giveaway so we don’t have to come take the BH trees!

    Free Fruit Trees!!!

    When: Sunday, January 25th, 2009 @ 1:00pm Rain or Shine

    Where: Franklin High School, 820 N Avenue 54, 90042. Enter through the
    Ave 56 gate to the Faculty Parking Lot

    What: 300 Fruit Trees! Apples, Apricots, Peaches, Nectarines, Plums and
    limited numbers of Citrus. All varieties right for SoCal climate. Trees
    will be given out on a first come first serve basis.

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