Going to get My Free Tree

@Rosekitty (19368)
San Marcos, Texas
November 6, 2015 8:47am CST
Our Lovely town decided to help many here who lost things and had land damaged. So this morning we get to stand in line for free trees to give back for all that were up rooted, or damaged. I'm hoping there will be a pomegranate one left for me.. All we need is to prove we pay our utilities with a bill and our license to prove it is us. So off I go..look at me go.. Who wants me to get them one? this is the list 1-5 gallon - Mexican White Oak Rusty Blackhawk Mexican Plum or 2-1 gallon TX redbud Rough leaf dogwood Pomegranate Aleppo Pine TX mulberry
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@Missmwngi (12927)
• Nairobi, Kenya
6 Nov 15
Waoh that is so cool i hope you get the one you want
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@MALUSE (69413)
• Germany
6 Nov 15
That is a wonderful idea. You should have mentioned what happened in your area as not all members follow all your posts.
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@Marcyaz (35316)
• United States
6 Nov 15
Hopefully they will have one left that you want.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
6 Nov 15
@Missmwngi..yes i got two pomegranate trees one for me and my daughter..
@Marcyaz (35316)
• United States
6 Nov 15
Wow that is great that you are able to get a few tree or two, hope you don't have to wait in line to long as i imagine a lot of people will be there. I like the Mulberry trees.
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@Marcyaz (35316)
• United States
7 Nov 15
@Rosekitty That was fast and you received the kind of trees you wanted and one for your daughter also. What a deal that is.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@Marcyaz It was a very happy day since i could get two and share..
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
6 Nov 15
@Marcyaz it started at 9am and i got there about 9:10 and pulled up in my truck and waited about 6 min...got me two pomegranates..one for me and my daughter I already have a mulberry tree so wanted something i didn't have.
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@LadyDuck (457918)
• Switzerland
6 Nov 15
I am allergic to mulberry, I like the berries, but in Spring the flowers give me terrible allergies. I love the pomegranate.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
6 Nov 15
@LadyDuck..I have a mulberry trees courtesy of birds and now have a pomegranate one today Sorry about your allregies
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@LadyDuck wow you can't get away from those allergies then
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@LadyDuck (457918)
• Switzerland
7 Nov 15
@Rosekitty It is a problem if you consider that on all the sides of the roads of our villages there are mulberries.
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• United States
6 Nov 15
I didn't know there was a "Texas" redbud...I love redbuds...we had two planted last spring.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
6 Nov 15
@AbbyGreenhill..i never planted my texas redbud..the birds did and in the spring it is such a pretty fuchsia color
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
6 Nov 15
@AbbyGreenhill yes they are and i pay them back with plenty of goodies in the feeders..
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• United States
6 Nov 15
@Rosekitty Bird are cheaper than buying one...that's for sure.
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@simone10 (54189)
• Louisville, Kentucky
7 Nov 15
What a great thing for your town to do. I would be there first thing when they opened.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@simone10 I was there right on time and got my 2 pomegranate trees
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
8 Nov 15
@simone10 haven't planted yet..been raining ever since and too cold to out today..brr
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@simone10 (54189)
• Louisville, Kentucky
8 Nov 15
@Rosekitty Have you planted them yet? How big were they?
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@Jessicalynnt (50525)
• Centralia, Missouri
7 Nov 15
gimme! I would love to have a pomegranate or a mulberry!
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@Jessicalynnt here take one of mine..hahah
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@Jessicalynnt yes especially for you..hahaah
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• Centralia, Missouri
7 Nov 15
@Rosekitty does it come with brownies? -big sad blue eyes-
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@ElicBxn (63235)
• United States
3 Dec 15
What's a Rusty Blackhawk? I might've gone for that, the oak or the dogwood...
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
3 Dec 15
@ElicBxn..I have no idea and only got the poms..
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@jerzgirl (9226)
• United States
7 Nov 15
That's great! My backyard is only 15'x15' and I was told upon moving in that I'd better not plant any trees. LOL
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@jerzgirl (9226)
• United States
7 Nov 15
@Rosekitty My landlord HATES trees. He thinks they're dangerous. Love him dearly, but he's vehemently opposed to trees. I'm just a country girl. I love trees. I just don't like ticks.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@jerzgirl it might be dangerous if the roots affected plumbing and structures of the building, but other than that very strange to hear weird..hahah
@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@jerzgirl what a shame..but maybe you can just keep a tree in a pot..i have many still in pots that give me fruit..you wouldn't be going against the rules
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• United States
6 Nov 15
I got 4 free trees one year where i live, It was great, When we moved in i had no trees or anything in my back yard. Now i have a oak tree back there and it has grown so much and am so thankfull for that. I can't wait for it to get big and i can enjoy it and get the acorns off of it. I have a magnolia tree but that didnt seem to make it. I planted to Orange Geigers on the side of my house and at first they didnt seem like they were going to make it, but they proved me wrong and are really nice now and i like that i will have them as well. I hope some of my trees in the front of the house will grow more before next Christmas because then i have more i can but lights on. I have planted a prickly palm thing not sure of the name on one side of my driveway to block a fence that i dont realy like that much and all the stuff behind the fence. So i hope that grows a little bigger.
• United States
6 Nov 15
@AbbyGreenhill I will use them in the winter to decorate vases with fake flowers put then in candle holders and in some poporui things around the house to add to the fall decorations around the house. Will make it much more homey i think.
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• United States
6 Nov 15
@lologirl2021 I don't know how well they hold up in a house.
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• United States
6 Nov 15
What do you plan to do withe the acorns?
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@thesids (22180)
• Bhubaneswar, India
6 Nov 15
This is quite a wonderful thing to have from the community and authorities in the town This can surely be one of the good ways to make the damage caused by us and the mother nature herself. I would select from Pomegranate and also if it can be mango (wife and mom love these) and custard apple. Unsure if they will grow at your climate.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
6 Nov 15
@thesids i did get the pomegranates..two of them and gave one to my daughter.. I think not right climate for mango We have many gardeners here who share their baby trees and why i love this town..
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@thesids very sad..you know i would..
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@thesids (22180)
• Bhubaneswar, India
7 Nov 15
@Rosekitty Here they dont share anything
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@boiboing (13153)
• Northampton, England
6 Nov 15
Thank goodness! I feared this was going to be a post about putting up your Christmas tree.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
6 Nov 15
@boiboing hahahah..i am crazy but nothing like that..
@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
6 Nov 15
@boiboing oh ok..guess i'm not that crazy then
@boiboing (13153)
• Northampton, England
6 Nov 15
@Rosekitty Don't joke. There are people who have them up.
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@TheHorse (205618)
• Walnut Creek, California
7 Nov 15
t's nice to hear stories of people looking out for each other.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@TheHorse I agree since everybody in town got one..
@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
8 Nov 15
@TheHorse I sure did..two pomegranates
@TheHorse (205618)
• Walnut Creek, California
7 Nov 15
@Rosekitty Glad to hear. Did you get the specific tree(s) you were hoping for?
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• United States
7 Nov 15
We are discouraged from planting trees where I live. They spoil the view of the sea, which ticks people off big time!
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@ElizabethWallace ..some people are never happy..sadly
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• United States
8 Nov 15
@Rosekitty True, but they have a point. One reason these houses are so expensive, is that they have a view of the sea. Blocking the view is just not nice.
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@JudyEv (325648)
• Rockingham, Australia
8 Nov 15
What a nice idea. I hope you are able to get the one you want.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
8 Nov 15
@JudyEv..I did i got two pomegranates
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@JudyEv (325648)
• Rockingham, Australia
8 Nov 15
@Rosekitty That's wonderful. We'll need a photo of them once you get them planted.
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@irishmist (3814)
• United States
8 Nov 15
I think that is wonderful!and I see that you did the tree that you wanted, so that's even better!!
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
8 Nov 15
@irishmist yes i was early or on time so got what i wanted
@Rollo1 (16679)
• Boston, Massachusetts
6 Nov 15
Oh, I want a Mulberry tree, please.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
6 Nov 15
@Rollo1..I already have one and get plenty of mulberries every year..yumm
@jstory07 (134404)
• Roseburg, Oregon
7 Nov 15
That is nice that you get a free tree.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@jstory07 i thought so too especially everyone in town..
• United States
7 Nov 15
well, aint that nice'f 'em? hmmm, i'd go fer the bottom bunch myself. i'm still tryin' to get our county to take off all the trees'n my tax bill (property improvements...) that perished durin' the drought. lost prolly 50? 'n they'll not budge.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
7 Nov 15
@crazyhorseladycx I have to admit this town really does like to help others especially when we have natural disasters..love they way extras are given out. If you were here your place would have been cleaned up the next day..that is just how good they are here..
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• United States
8 Nov 15
What a great town you live in and I see that you got your pomegranate trees.
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
8 Nov 15
@Marilynda1225...yes i did and am happy!
@Pattitude (1287)
• Newton, North Carolina
8 Nov 15
At first, I thought you were talking about Christmas trees. How wonderful that they are doing this!
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@Rosekitty (19368)
• San Marcos, Texas
8 Nov 15
@Pattitude hahah you are the second one who mentioned this
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