Facebook has a Pop-Up Greenhouse in Times Square for ‘Plant a Tree Day 2019!




Facebook’s Pop-Up in Times Square for ‘Plant a Tree Day’

Did you know that Saturday, September 28th, 2019 is Plant a Tree Day? ¬†As part of Facebook’s More Together Campaign, the company is hosting a weekend pop-up greenhouse experience, open to the public, in times Square, September 28-29.

Plant a Tree Day 2019 in Times Square

This green slice of Times Square offers the opportunity for people to plant their very own tree, which will then be transported by One Tree Planted to a forest in upstate New York to continue to grow. We watched as participants did a little digging.

hosted by Facebook for Plant a Tree Day 2019

The event features the Big Tree Seekers Facebook Group, which will be on-site to help visitors plant trees. In addition, a series of immersive displays exploring prominent Big Trees from across the country, a GIF photo booth to share the experience, and other interactive activities are on site.

Plant a Tree Day 2019 is located at 42nd Street and Broadway, in the heart of Times Square.

Roots on Fire art installation by artist, Susan Stair in the Art Park

We can not leave Plant a Tree Day without mentioning our favorite tree installation this month, Roots on Fire by artist Susan Stair ~ with an unveiling happening on Sunday, September 29th from 4-6pm.

artist Susan Stair, pounding and rolling the pattern of the tree bark onto clay as part of the process

Readers will truly enjoy this artist’s journey from beginning to final installation.