BeFriend a Tree Sale Fundraiser, Sept. 20 – Oct. 20. Online only. The Friends of the Arboretum have secured some unique tree species, like Pawpaw, Japanese Persimmon, and Rising Sun Redbud that can be hard to locate. A wide variety of trees, mostly native, flowering and/or fruiting range will range from 3-15 gallons in size. Trees are lovingly hand selected by volunteers that are landscape professionals. Due to Covid-19, trees are available by delivery only. General public pay a small $35 delivery fee (40-mile radius) Friends of the Arboretum members receive free delivery (40-mile radius) and 10 percent off on all tree purchases. (Memberships begin at $30) Delivery - week of Nov. 1 - 8 Sales open Sept. 20 online at friends-nhcarboretum.org . The BeFriend a Tree Sale is a fundraiser for the NHC Arboretum and all proceeds go to support the gardens.