Corner lot at 61st and Lockwood Ridge Rd, courtesy of Northminster Presbyterian Church
Food truck Fridays have been suspended for summer months.
DeSoto Acres Annual Clean-Up
Saturday, April 9th at 8 am
Meet at Alex & Donna Boudreau’s home, 2720 51st Street
Light refreshments will be served in the morning, and there’s talk of burgers and hotdogs at noon!
Tree Pick Up for Arbor Day Free Tree Giveaway
April 30th, 8 am – 10 pm at Terry Lipman’s home, 2710 53rd Street
Pick up is only open to those who ordered trees before April 1st
ADOPT A TREE EVENT DEADLINE IS COMING UP – REGISTER BY APRIL 1ST
REMEMBER TO SIGN UP BY APRIL 1, 2022 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE FREE TREES.
Last year Desoto Acres celebrated its 100th birthday by giving away and planting 100 trees in Desoto Acres. This was such a success we will be doing it again in 2022!
In celebration of National Arbor Day we will be giving away trees on Saturday April 30 right here in Desoto Acres in partnership with
Sarasota County Extension Treejuvenation Florida.
We are hoping to have Slash Pine, Cypress, Mahogany, Red Maple and Live Oak trees available–all Florida native trees.
How it works:
1) You will need to pre-register for the National Arbor Day Adopt-a-Tree event at:
2) You must do this before April 1st and watch a short, 3 1/2 minute tree care 101 video
3) Complete the pre-registration form to receive tickets for up to 3 free trees – Be sure to get 3 tickets if you want 3 trees.
4) On April 30th pick up your trees at the Lipman house–2710 53rd St.We’ll be there loading trees from 8am-10am.
Need help planting? No worries! We will have volunteers to help plant. What better way to serve our community than to plant a tree!
For additional questions email Terry @