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Free Trees For Babies 

Trees are great for the environment:

Trees provide homes and food for wildlife

Trees capture carbon and clean our air

Trees make the future better for our families

That's why Treelink Stirling, sponsored by Vivisol for the second year running, gave away 110 trees to babies around Stirling Council area.

We are pleased to have families already registered for the 24/25 season.

Claim Your Free Tree

Registration is now open for collecting your free tree in January 2025.

Treelink would love to hear from you if:

  • you have a pre-school child in your family, would like to celebrate an adoption or commemorate a lost baby

  • have room for at least a small tree to grow in your garden

  • and live in the Stirling Council area

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply?

You can apply for a tree if:

  • You live in the Stirling Council area;

  • You have a pre-school child in your family,

  • or to celebrate an adoption

  • or commemorate a lost baby;

  • You have room for at least a small tree in your garden.

 

What trees are available?

You can choose from the following trees: Field Maple, Sessile Oak, Bird Cherry, Crab Apple and Hawthorn.  Find out more, including how big they grow,  here.

 

Am I guaranteed to get the tree I want?

Trees will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Depending on demand you may not get the type of tree you choose, but we'll try our hardest to give you your first choice.

 

How will I collect my tree?

We will have the trees ready for you to pick up in January 2025 from the TreeLink Nursery in Stirling. As well as your tree, we’ll give you a stake and tie if you need it, a mulch mat, and a guide to planting and caring for your tree.

How will I know when to collect my tree?

All our communication is by email - please check your spam if you don't here from us. You can contact us on ft4bstirling@outlook.com  if you have any questions. 

 

How big will my tree be?

Depending on which type of tree you chose, it will probably measure between 1.0 and 2.0 metres in height when you collect it. It will be 'bare rooted', meaning that it must be planted during the winter when it is dormant.

 

You can find a great guide to trees in your garden from the Royal Horticultural Society here.

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