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August 2016

Love our Trees

August 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
UVM Horticultural Farm, 65 Green Mountain Dr
South Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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  With help from volunteers, we tend the trees in our nursery with regular fertilizing, mulching, weeding and pruning and lots of tender loving care. Student volunteers from local colleges and universities, as well as middle and high schools help out each year. We also host monthly weeding bees during the summer to encourage sustained public participation in the nursery. All attendees will receive one coupon for a free bag-your-own bag of compost! To be redeemed at Green Mountain Compost.

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September 2016

Awesome Tree Contest

September 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - October 4, 2016 @ 11:55 pm

Extended through October 4th! The Awesome Tree Contest is now accepting contest entries and will continue throughout the month of September and into October http://branchoutburlington.org/programs/awesome-tree-contest/2016-awesome-tree-contest/

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December 2016
free

Awesome Tree Contest Awards Ceremony

December 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City of Burlington Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 645 Pine St.
Burlington, 05401 United States
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Award Ceremony for 2016 Awesome Trees and Awesome Volunteers: Monday, December 5th, 2016 6:00 pm Burlington Municipal Building, 645 Pine Street, adjacent to Cumberland Farms Free pizza, homemade desserts and drinks will be served, followed by Awesome Tree Winners and Branch Out Burlington’s! annual meeting    

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January 2017

Tree Sale

January 1 @ 8:00 am - April 15 @ 5:00 pm
UVM Horticultural Farm, 65 Green Mountain Dr
South Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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For the tenth year in a row, Branch Out Burlington is offering bare-root trees at unbelievable prices. Trees are 5-6 feet and branched. These trees have sold out for the past nine  years so please order early! Trees must be picked up at The UVM Hort Farm during the Annual Burlington Community Tree Nursery  Planting, which takes place on Saturday May 6th, 2017 between 9 and 11:00 a.m.  For more information click here

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February 2017
free!

Winter Seminar: Edible Landscaping: Fruit, Nuts and Berries for your Vermont Yard

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University of Vermont, Aiken Center, Room 102
Burlington, 05405 United States
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Discover the best trees and bushes for turning your yard into a delicious beautiful landscape. Join us to learn about cold-hardy, low maintenance, productive and tasty plants you can grow at home. Many of these uncommon fruits are as handsome as they are delectable. You will leave this lecture excited for your future abundance.  Jacob Holzberg-Pill’s work as an educator has centered on agroecology, nature connection and holistic land stewardship. He holds graduate degrees in Education and Forest Ecology, and…

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April 2017
free!

Tree Keeper Training

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City of Burlington Parks, Recreation and Waterfront, 645 Pine St.
Burlington, 05401 United States
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The program will cover information on how a tree grows, where to plant a tree and how to plant it and care for it, and how to prune your trees correctly. We hope this training session will help the public take care of trees where ever they are.  Everyone is welcome, even those living outside Burlington.   Light refreshments will be served.

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May 2017

Tree Planting and Tree Sale Pickup

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
UVM Horticultural Farm, 65 Green Mountain Dr
South Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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The annual tree planting day is a festive event which attracts 70-80 volunteers of all ages. Music is often provided by local musicians and a troupe of folk dancers often make an appearance. Refreshments are served with the work is done and everyone goes home with a door prize. Every spring we plant over 120 bare-root saplings (5-8 ft tall) purchased from a commercial nursery. The trees are planted into special cloth “grow bags” that support healthy root growth and…

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June 2017
free!

Annual Tree Walk

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lakeview Cemetery, 455 North Ave
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Tree walk in Lakeview Cemetery with focus on unique statuary on the grounds of the cemetery. Lakeview Cemetery, 455 North Ave. Burlington, VT For more information, click here.

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free

Love Our Trees

June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UVM Horticultural Farm, 65 Green Mountain Dr
South Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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With help from volunteers, we tend the trees in our nursery with regular fertilizing, mulching, weeding and pruning and lots of tender loving care. Student volunteers from local colleges and universities, as well as middle and high schools help out each year. We also host monthly weeding bees during the summer to encourage sustained public participation in the nursery.

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July 2017
free!

Love Our Trees

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UVM Horticultural Farm, 65 Green Mountain Dr
South Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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With help from volunteers, we tend the trees in our nursery with regular fertilizing, mulching, weeding and pruning and lots of tender loving care. Student volunteers from local colleges and universities, as well as middle and high schools help out each year. We also host monthly weeding bees during the summer to encourage sustained public participation in the nursery.  A fun social event for a lovely summer evening!

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