Did you know you can get free trees to plant in Greenville? Is your yard lacking trees? Or is your energy bill a little higher than you’d like? Did you know that by planting trees, you can help reduce energy costs while improving air and water quality AND reducing air pollution? You can reduce energy consumption by up to 20% per year just by planting the right tree in the right place. And sometimes, purchasing trees may be a little out of your budget. Learn how you can get your hands on a free tree for your yard!
BMW Charity Pro-Am: Free Trees
Seeking to make their event a carbon-neutral event, the BWM Charity Pro-Am is giving away trees in partnership with TreesUpstate. Households can recieve up to 2 free trees. You’ll want to register for the free trees now, to be sure you will get yours at the event. The tree pick up location is Furman University, at the band practice field. There will also be a limited number of unreserved trees at the event if you forget to register and still would like to try and get a free tree.
Free Trees from BMW Charity Pro-Am and TreesUpstate
Friday, September 23, 2022, 4 pm-6 pm
Saturday, September 24th, 2022 9 am-11 am
Furman University, band practice field
TreesUpstate Energy Saving Trees program, presented by Duke Energy, is gave away a whopping 3,000 free trees from January-May 2022. Check back in the spring for 2023 dates.
The goal of the program is to “emphasize conserving energy and reducing energy bills by strategically planting trees around your home”. You can reserve a tree online, or you can pick one up at one of the events (first-come, first-served). Some of the species that are available (while supplies last) include redbud, red maple, pawpaw, persimmon, Eastern red collar, tulip poplar, blackgum, swamp white oak, overcup oak, swamp chestnut oak, and baldcypress.
For more information and to make an online reservation, head to Free Trees by TreeUpstate.
Spring 2022 Tree giveaway pick-up schedule for trees
Check back in spring 2023 for new events.
Greer Tree Giveaway – Hosted by Greenville County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
Friday, February 25th, 3 pm – 6 pm
East Riverside Park
1155 S Suber Road, Greer
Spartanburg Tree Giveaway – Hosted by Hatcher Garden
Friday, March 25th, 12 pm – 3 pm
832 John B White Sr Boulevard, Spartanburg
Seneca Tree Giveaway – Hosted by the City of Seneca
Friday, April 8th, 3 pm – 6 pm
Shaver Recreation Complex
698 W South 4th Street, Seneca
Berea Tree Giveaway – Hosted by Greenville County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
Saturday, April 9th, 9 am – 11 am
2700 W Blue Ridge Drive, Greenville
Duncan Tree Giveaway – Hosted by the Spartanburg County Parks Department
Saturday, April 16th, 9 am – 11 am
Tyger River Park
179 Dillard Road, Duncan
Simpsonville Tree Giveaway – Hosted by the City of Simpsonville
Friday, April 22nd, 3 pm – 6 pm
Simpsonville Senior and Activity Center
310 West Curtis Street, Simpsonville
Anderson Tree Giveaway – Hosted by the Anderson County Farmer’s Market
Saturday, April 23rd, 9 am – 11 am
Anderson County Farmers Market
402 N Murray Avenue, Anderson
Tell us—do you plan on picking up a free tree for yourself?