|Tree seedling order forms available|
|Friday, February 07, 2014 9:38 PM|
VAN WERT — The Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District has begun taking orders for tree seedlings. The seedlings are available in packets of 10 at a minimal cost. Orders will be accepted until March 14.
The following seedling species are available: American Arborvitae, Austrian Pine, Colorado Blue Spruce, Eastern Red Cedar, Eastern White Pine, Norway Spruce, Arrowwood, Bald Cypress, Black Chokeberry, Common Lilac, Forsythia, Pin Oak, Red Maple, Sawtooth Oak and Sweet Gum.
Special assorted packets that are available:
Homeowner Packet, which consists of two of the following: Black Chokeberry, Common Lilac, Pin Oak, Arrowwood or Forsythia.
Three seed packets are available. They include: Wildflower Seed, Hummingbird Seed and Bird and Butterfly Seed. The one ounce Wildflower Seed contains 10-12 different annual and 10-12 different perennial species adapted for this area and will cover 250 square feet. Half an ounce Hummingbird Seed contains four-six different annual and four-six different perennial varieties and will cover 150 square feet. The one ounce Bird and Butterfly Seed contains seven-nine different annual and seven-nine different perennial varieties and will cover 250 square feet.
This program is open to the public. Order forms are available in the SWCD office, 1185 Professional Drive, Van Wert, or by calling 419-238-9591.
Orders will be accepted until March 14. The delivery date is mid April. Payment (cash/check) is required when placing the order.