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Conservation District Tree and Plant Sale

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1899 Illustration of white pine seedling at 6 different stages. White pine 2-year old seedlings are available for $18 per 25 trees.

1899 Illustration of white pine seedling at 6 different stages. White pine 2-year old seedlings are available for $18 per 25 trees from the Washtenaw County Conservation District.

With the warm, springlike weather we have all been thinking ahead to gardens and yards. The Washtenaw County Conservation District’s Spring Plant Sale is coming to a close so now is the perfect time to get your order in.

Trees and shrubs for such conservation uses as: windbreaks, screens, wildlife habitat, soil erosion and reforestation; prairie grass, wildflower and daylily plants for naturalizing yards and landscapes, and native plant garden kits for butterflies, pollinator insects and rain gardens can still be ordered through the Washtenaw County Conservation District Spring Conservation Plants Sale.

Orders for tree and shrub seedlings will be accepted through March 23rd, while supplies last. Distribution of tree seedlings and other conservation materials will take place on April 22 and 23 at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road, between Ann Arbor and Saline.

Orders for prairie grass and wildflower plants, daylilies, as well as butterfly, pollinator and rain garden kits will be accepted through April 29, 2016. Distribution of native plants is scheduled for May 13th at the Conservation District office.

Trees and shrubs purchased through the Conservation District are not intended for commercial uses, such as nursery stock. Public Act 89 of 1929 prohibits planting stock purchased from conservation districts from being resold with the roots attached. Purchases through this program support conservation work by the Conservation District in Washtenaw County.

To obtain an order form for the Spring Tree and Native Plants Sale, call or visit the Conservation District office, 7203 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor; telephone: (734) 761-6721 ext. 5. Order forms and information about the sale are also available on the Conservation District web site HERE.

The Washtenaw County Conservation District is a local unit of state government, assisting private landowners, businesses and others, with the conservation and management of their natural resources in Washtenaw County. The District is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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