Community Roots

Community Roots – Let’s Plant Some Trees!


Tree Care Workshop Saturday, October 21:  Get Information and Application here



Get our tips for Selecting Trees for Urban Landscapes

and for Planning a Community Tree Planting Project

 As of September 29, 2017  the trees for this program are “sold out”

Home Owners:  Get Information and Application here 

  • We will provide trees for homeowners in the City of Richmond with a limit of 2 trees per property.
  • Trees will be available in November – a great time to plant trees.  The applicant will need to pick up their trees on one of two designated dates.
  • We will provide you with planting and tree care information, but you are responsible for planting your trees.
  • The homeowner program does not supply trees to be planted as street trees.


 Community Groups:  Applications for this portion of the program closed on August 31.   Those who applied may contact the tree steward working with them if there are questions.

NOTE:  All recipients are expected to water the tree for the first 2 growing seasons.  Water is the single most critical factor for the success of newly planted trees in urban areas.


 Contact us at with questions.

This project is made possible thanks to a grant from the Overton and Katherine Dennis Fund.

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