Friday, February 11, 2011 | 11:02 AM
The Winston County Natural Resources Council will have a free tree giveaway beginning Tuesday, February 22, 9 AM, and will last the remainder of the week or until all trees are gone.
The giveaway will be held at the Alabama Forestry Commission office located at 225 Coats Street, just off Blake Drive, in Double Springs.
Species available this year are: Shumard, Nuttall, Live and Sawtooth Oaks, Chickasaw Plum, Red Bud, Japanese Maple, River Birch, Green Ash, Red Maple, Beauty Berry White Mulberry, Crepe Myrtle and Chinese Dogwood.
There will be a limited amount of 3 year old blueberry plants for sale this year at $7.00 each.
This event is held each year in conjunction with Arbor Week in Alabama, celebrated the last full week in February. For more information contact the council at (205) 489-5014.