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Cobble Hill Tree Fund Hosts Annual Plant Sale Saturday April 28

April 21, 2012

The Cobble Hill Tree Fund is hosting its annual fundraising Plant Sale on Saturday April 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Cobble Hill Park at Clinton & Congress streets. In case of rain, the event moves to Sunday April 29.

A wide variety of annuals, herbs and perennials will be available, as well as geraniums and hanging baskets. For the kids, the Tree Fund will offer the Plant Identification Treasure Hunt in the park, with winners receiving a free plant. Information is also on-hand about the Cobble Hill Tree Fund and composting.

The Fund is also looking for volunteers for Saturday’s event. Contact info is here. Take a look at the event flyer here.

The Fund is dedicated to planting trees, providing education on the care of trees and the ongoing beautification of the community. Over a 50-year lifetime, a tree generates $31,250 worth of oxygen, provides $62,000 worth of air pollution control, recycles $37,500 worth of water and controls $31,250 worth of soil erosion.

Call Georgia Willett, Co-chair of the Cobble Hill Tree Fund with further questions: 718-237-1585.

Source: Cobble Hill Blog

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