Trees Now Growing in the Archive and Upcoming Plantings.

First Planting: Saturday, September 28, 2019 — Cub Scout Pack #120; A to Z Pharmacy; Council candidates — (14 trees planted)

Second Planting: Friday, November 8, 2019 — Dude Solutions, Inc. — (15 trees planted)

Third Planting: Saturday, January 11, 2020 — Haktar Family — (1 tree planted)

Fourth Planting: Sunday, February 23, 2020 — Sant Nirankari Mission — (4 trees planted)

Fifth Planting: Saturday, February 29, 2020 — Gamers Nexus & Friends — (14 trees)

Sixth Planting: Thursday, March 5, 2020 — Wilson Family — (1 tree)

Seventh Planting: Friday, March 13, 2020 — Cary Woman's Club — (4 trees)

Eighth Planting: March 20 to 31, 2020 — Administrators and Leaf & Limb — (4 trees)

Ninth Planting: May 1, 2020 — Dave Klemp, George McDowell, & Bill Rearick — (2 trees)

The 2019-2020 Fall-Winter planting season ended early due to Governor Cooper's social-distance policy instituted to decrease the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Plantings will resume on October 3, 2020 or as soon after as reasonable.

postponed — Saturday, March 21, 2020 (am) — NCSU TRIO programs — (6 trees)

postponed — Friday, April 17, 2020 (noon) — Clark Nexsen Architects — (8 trees)

Postponed groups will plant on dates of their choosing when plantings resume in October for the 2020-21 Fall-Winter season.

Note: The Archive will be fully planted out by December 24, 2020 (pandemics permitting). Some planting dates are not yet reserved. If your group or you alone would like to plant a tree, please contact George McDowell, 919-376-7822 or George@BeautifyCary.org. Trees selected for planting must be Old-Growth species native to the Piedmont Plateau that will live long and grow tall and beautiful. Preference will be given to trees that are clones or descendants of notable or historic trees.

Frederick Law Olmsted, painted by John Singer Sargent at the Biltmore Estate in 1895. {Click to enlarge}

Plantings in the 2020-21 Fall-Winter planting season.

Saturday, October 3, 2020 (noon) — Scenic NC — (4 trees)

re-scheduled to Saturday, October 10, 2020 at noon. — Met Life, Inc. — (50 trees)

October 18, 2020 (3:00 pm) — Toward Zero Waste — (2 trees)

Saturday, October 24, 2020 (noon) — Sierra Club Capital Group — (4 trees)

rescheduled to Sunday, October 25, 2020 (1:00 pm) — Forrester Family — (2 trees)

Saturday, October 31, 2020 (noon) — North Carolina political candidates — (4 trees)

? – Saturday, November 7, 2020 (noon) — Cary American Legion Post 67 — (2 trees)

re-scheduled to Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm. — Town of Cary Council — (7 trees)

? – Sunday, November 15, 2020 (noon) — Cary VFW Post 7383 — (2 trees)

Saturday, November 21, 2020 (noon) — TreesDurham — (6 trees)

Saturday, November 28, 2020 (noon) — Cary Longleaf Alliance — (33 trees)


"Every tree planted is a compact between generations."
~George H. W. Bush


Day One! Three generations work together on each tree to plant three of the first Bald cypress to go in the Archive.