Take Pride in Pickering – Free shrub giveaway

September 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bayridges Kinsmen Park (parking lot)
705 Sandy Beach Rd.
FREE! Non-perishable food donations are welcome
Mary Gawen

Helping the environment starts in your own backyard!

This year’s Take Pride in Pickering event is a free curbside pick-up of a 1-gallon red osier dogwood native shrub, to plant at home.

To get a free shrub, you must pre-register using the form below (limit of 1 shrub per household).

Please complete the form

Thank-you for your interest. The number of requests for a free shrub has reached the limit.

Pick-up date and time

Saturday, September 26, 2020, between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Pick-up location

Bayridges Kinsmen Park (parking lot), 705 Sandy Beach Rd.

Pick-up safety protocol

Upon arrival, please adhere to the following:

  • Remain in your vehicle
  • Follow the designated route
  • At the pick-up area, please pop your trunk and stay in your vehicle while staff place the shrub inside

Join us for a complementary webinar on Tuesday, September 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Learn how to attract and protect native pollinators, such as Monarch butterflies and Ruby-throated Hummingbirds with beautiful landscape features.

This event is offered in partnership with Ontario Power Generation and the City of Pickering.

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