Marietta Tree Keepers Fall Sip n Stroll

mtkThe event on Friday, October 4, 2013 beginning at 5pm, features a special neighborhood to tour with tree experts, identifying common opportunities and issues relating to trees. It’s free and open to the public … and it’s BYOB. For this Sip n’ Stroll, we will stroll through the property of Ivey Grove at 473 Cherokee St, Marietta, 30060 Certified arborists, forester and landscape architects will lead the tour of the neighborhood, pointing out the many treasures and challenges that exist among our valuable stock of trees. The experts will offer practical advice as to how we can extend the life of our mature trees and how we can plan for their eventual replacement. The experts will discuss overhead utilities, proper pruning, protecting root systems and selecting the right specimen for the right location.

Visitors are welcome to bring their own evening refreshments and MTK
will provide water and light snacks. The event will only be cancelled if it is raining heavy or lightening.  Park on Freyer St. after turning right off Cherokee St. past the event location.  Look for parking signage.  Sign-in is at 473 Cherokee St. and where the tour will begin.

Those wishing to become a member or make a donation can learn more by visiting MTK’s website at www.mariettaga.gov/committees/treekeepers.  For more information, please call 770.424.4664.