Garden Workshop: Planting Native Trees for Arbor Day

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAdogwood (Cornus florida)
with First House in Salem, 1766

catalpa blooming
Southern catalpa (
Catalpa bignonioides)
blooming on Salem Square

Planting Native Trees for Arbor Day
Presented by Toby Bost

Certified Arborist, Horticulturist, Author, Field Faculty Emeritus of North Carolina State University; “Trees of Salem” Tour Guide and Old Salem Volunteer. His most recent book is Carolinas Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers

Garden Workshop: Planting Native Trees for Arbor DayThursday, April 28, 201612:00 pm - 1:00 pmWachovia Room
Old Salem Visitors Center
(900 Old Salem Road)

Arbor Days have been celebrated for centuries across the world. The first American Arbor Day dates to 1872 in Nebraska. This year’s observation is April 29 and is a day to encourage the planting and caring for trees. The Piedmont has abundant native species. Learn about them, and when and where to plant!

This lunch time workshop will last about one hour. Attendees may bring a lunch; beverages provided.

A FREE workshop hosted by
Old Salem Horticulture

For more information or to pre-register for any workshop, please email or call 336-721-7357 and leave a message with name, number attending, workshop title, and your contact information.

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