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Affordable and interesting trees and shrubs for your home with proceeds helping landscape Cambridge, Wisconsin schools, streets and parks.
Choose from 100 remaining trees, most of which easily fit into a sedan and take little time to plant and care for.
See menu above for complete, updated selection of all available trees and shrubs.
Our first donation in 2008 was four Allegheny serviceberries to the school environment club:
Add 1,000 living trees to Cambridge village forest by 2020:
1000 living trees have been added to the
Cambridge village forest.
Increase species diversity of our community forest.
History: Founded 2007 in Cambridge
Who can buy trees? Anyone - regardless of where one lives. Because of COVID-19 we will not be having our Saturday Tree Sales in 2020. Instead, you can order trees by email or phone call and choose between curbside pickup in Cambridge or delivery to your home for a nominal fee.
The number of tree species in Cambridge has grown from 35 to 162 over the past 12 years. The following trees can be observed growing throughout our community:
Aspen, Big Tooth
Devil's Walking Stick
Magnolia, Sweet Bay
Mountain Ash, European
Oak, Northern Pin
Oak, Oriental White
Oak, Swamp Chestnut
Oak, Swamp White
Pine, Eastern White
Rubber Tree, Hardy
Spruce, Black Hills
Spruce, Colorado Blue
Tree Lilac, Japanese
Sycamore: this tree was 6 ft. tall when planted in 2006 on the 200 block of North Street. It is now 54 ft. tall, growing at a rate of 47 inches every year.
Red Horsechestnut: one of our most-requested trees. This tree is on the 300 block of North Street and has averaged 16" of annual growth with regular watering.
Buckeye and Goldenraintree: planted along North Alley, on the left is an Ohio buckeye with tan-colored buckeyes. On the right is a goldenraintree with interesting light green seed pods.
Minnesota Strain Redbud: two years after planting, pictured in June. This tree grew to 14 feet tall in six years. This redbud cultivar is one the few hardy redbuds for our area, easily handling even the coldest winters.
Proceeds from our tree sales have gifted and established 1000 additional living trees in Cambridge since 2006