Jenkintown Shade Tree Commission providing free sapling trees to borough residents

Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the Jenkintown Shade Tree Commission will provide pro bono sapling trees to property owners. The Commission will plant trees for residents in a preferred location. Tree maintenance will be property owners’ responsibility.  

Interested residents may request a tree by email ( or by calling Louisa Garrido at 917-532-0762. Please include your name, phone number, and street address in the email. Orders will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis until September 10th. Plantings will take place the weekend of November 19.