Free Trees and Plants

We saw this blurb in the New York Times and thought it was such a great idea that we had to check it out ourselves. Free Trees and Plants, based in Nebraska, salvages unsold, high-quality nursery and garden center plants, shrubs, bulbs and saplings that are destroyed by the millions each year. The company sells them online or by phone for $6.95 which covers the shipping costs and the processing by workers with disabilities, who Free Trees employs. The inventory changes regularly (at this time they are sold out of trees and shrubs until this Fall) and a wide selection is offered. As the website states: "You get free plants. You help stop a huge waste. Disabled people get meaningful work and a paycheck. Everyone wins." Via ::New York Times ::Free Trees and Plants