Washtenaw County Conservation District tree and native plants sale
The Washtenaw County Conservation District spring conservation tree and native plants sale is now in progress. Tree seedlings, including a variety of evergreen tree, hardwood tree and wildlife shrubs, fruit trees and tree assortment packets can be ordered. In addition, daylilies, wildflower and prairie grass plants, and various tree planting aids are also being offered.
All plants offered by the Conservation District are intended for such conservation uses as: windbreaks, screens, wildlife habitat, soil erosion, reforestation, and naturalizing yards and landscapes. 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.
Orders for the tree and plant sale will be accepted through March 23, 2018, while supplies last. Distribution of trees, shrubs, and other conservation materials will take place on April 27 and 28, 2018 at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, Ann Arbor-Saline Road.
Orders for daylilies, wildflower and prairie grass plants will be accepted through April 27, 2018, while supplies last. Distribution of native plants is scheduled for May 18, 2018 at the District office.
To obtain a catalog for the spring tree and plant sale, call or visit the Conservation District office, 7203 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor; telephone: (734) 761-6721 ext. 5. Information on the sale is also available on the Conservation District web site at: http://www.washtenawcd.org under “Tree & Native Plant Sales” and “Store”.
The Washtenaw County Conservation District is a local unit of state government, assisting private landowners, businesses and others, with management of their natural resources in Washtenaw County. The District works cooperatively with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and is an equal opportunity provider and employer.