Manasquan Shade Tree Commission accepting fall orders

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MANASQUAN — The Manasquan Shade Tree Commission is once again offering its resident tree-buying program this fall to keep the town green and tree-lined.

Manasquan residents may order as many trees as they’d like and can choose the planting location, with the exception of any borough right-of-way.

The commission’s price [$325] includes delivery and planting, which occurs in late-October. Trees are typically 10 to 12 feet tall at the time of delivery and guaranteed for one year.

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Those who place an order should hold onto their checks and pay the nursery on the day of planting. Checks should be made payable to “Fernbrook Nursery.”

“Manasquan is a beautiful town that just happens to have a world-class beach. A huge part of that is our small-town feel provided by its tree lined streets,” said shade tree commission chairman Brian Mallin said.

To purchase a tree, email order forms to shadetreecommission@manasquan-nj.gov or call Mr. Mallin at 203-520-8230 by Friday, Oct. 23.

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