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Tree Tour Safari... for kids!

Tree Tour Safari... for kids!

Bring the kids to learn about
trees and their benefits!

Every Saturday afternoon,
April 26 to May 31 at the Nursery

Click here for details

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Spring Plant Sale

Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 10th from 9am-3pm

This Mother's Day Weekend, hundreds of plants available for purchase, live music, kids' activities, tree tours, and more! Free 6" native wlidflower with every purchase, while supplies last.

Click here for directions

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Available Trees

Available Trees

Check out our nursery inventory to see what tree species we have available at our nursery.

View Our Available Tree Species

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New Open Hours at our Community Nursery!

New Open Hours at our Community Nursery!

Come by from 9am- 12pm, Thursday through Saturday for expert help and a wide selection.
 
Our Nursery is located at 1000 Spring St, near the Coleman Shopping Center.


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Need Trees?

Need Trees?

Thanks to a grant from the County of Santa Clara, residents of Alum Rock and Burbank are eligible for free trees and services!  This includes a site inspection, high quality trees, permits, site prep, tools, planting, stakes, mulch and a follow-up inspection.

Fill out a quick TGA today!

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  • Need Trees?

    Need Trees?

Water Saving Tips!

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Programs

 

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We have 15-gallon shade trees available for yards, park strips, neighborhoods, parks, schools, and private property throughout San Jose. We also provide information, guidance, and services for planting, caring, and maintaining your tree(s).

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Become the 'heart and soul' of OCF by participating in a 20 hour course that will empower you to become and advocate and steward of your urban forest. 

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Increase your knowledge of the urban ecosystem, especially the urban forest!  We provide classroom presentations and workshops covering topics relating to our urban forest.

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Planet Tree Youth Education Programs


 

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Join neighbors to "green" your life.  Attend workshops and documentaries to learn simple changes that can save money and the environment.

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Nursery

The OCF Community Nursery and Training Center is home to hundreds of homeless trees. The Nursery is a community service provided by Our City Forest to connect the resources of available trees to worthy planting projects ready to adopt trees.

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Have fun learning how to plant and care for your own trees by attending our various workshops! Click here for more information.

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Expand your knowledge of some of the city's most unique trees by attending free tours in beautiful locations throughout San Jose!

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special programs

Discover more ways to be a part of OCF!  We offer additional programs which focus on volunteering, seasonal events, education, and more.  To learn more, click on the links below.

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Tree Advocacy

 

 
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(408) 998-7337
1590 Las Plumas Ave
San Jose, CA 95133
Nursery: 1000 Spring St.