The following list of native trees can be found in Riverwoods and will do well in your garden:

  • Eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana)
  • PawPaw (Asimina triloba)
  • Swamp holly (Ilex decidus)
  • American holly (Ilex opaca)
  • Devil’s walking stick (Aralia spinosa)
  • American hornbeam or ironwood (Carpinus caroliniana)
  • American hazlenut (Corylus americana)
  • Hop-hombeam (Ostrya virginiana)
  • Common elderberry (Sambucus canadensis)
  • Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida)
  • Red buckeye (Aesculus pavia)
  • Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)
  • Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
  • Redbud (cercis canadensis)

GREAT NEWS FOR RECYCLING!
Memphis and Shelby County Household
Hazardous Waste
Collection is now possible.

Location:  6305 Haley

The site is open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Directions:  Just off of Farm Road at the new Humane Society Building just north of Walnut Grove in the Penal Farm complex. 

You can take things like batteries and paint cans and other household Chemicals.  There is a limit: 100 pounds of waste; 15 cans of paint.

Keeping hazardous items out of landfills will protect our water and the Environment!!