Free plants this Mother’s Day

The Weekly Advertiser Horsham - - News -

Mem­bers of Stawell and dis­trict com­mu­nity can celebrate their mums this Mother’s Day with a free plant as part of a Stawell Trees for Mum event.

The event, part of a na­tional se­ries of Trees for Mum projects, will be at Stawell’s North Park be­tween 9am and 10.30am on Sun­day, May 13.

Stawell Ur­ban Land­care spokes­woman Veron­ica Mon­aghan said the group was again part­ner­ing with a Mother’s Day Clas­sic pro­mo­tion based on suc­cess dur­ing the past two years.

“Na­tive plants grown at Green­fin­gers Nurs­ery in Stawell will be given away free for peo­ple to plant in their own gar­dens,” she said.

“Trees for Mum is a se­ries of Aus­trali­aw­ide tree-plant­ing events run by Land­care on Mother’s Day. The pro­ject was first started in Syd­ney in 2002 by friends and col­leagues, Deena Raphael and Lauren Ad­lam, as a way of pay­ing tribute to their mums, whom they had lost to can­cer.”

The Trees for Mum event is open to any­one keen to plant a tree as a tribute to moth­ers who have died or to celebrate those who are still alive.

Peo­ple seek­ing more in­for­ma­tion about Trees for Mum can visit web­site www. treesfor­mum.com. In­for­ma­tion about the Stawell event is avail­able by calling Ms Mon­aghan on 5358 2535.

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