Think Spring! Think Green! The St. Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting orders for its 2019 annual tree seedling and shrub program now through Friday, March 1st. (Please note: Quantities are limited and we recommend submitting your order by mid February to have the best chance of fulfillment.). Small 1 to 3 year old bare root seedlings of many types will be available. Prices start at $1.10 and go up to $3.20 each depending on the species ordered. Minimum order is 10 of one species unless otherwise specified or you can order by the thousands. Some prices decrease with quantity.
Offered are two species of pines, two spruces, balsam fir, white cedar, and several varieties of hardwoods such as sugar maple, tulip poplar, black cherry, red oak, black tupelo, sycamore, and river birch. Also available are several trees and shrubs suitable for wildlife such as red raspberry, elderberry, American cranberry, red stem dogwood, eastern redbud, purple lilac, and blueberries. Three different wildflower seed mixtures are available along with supplies such as fertilizer tablets, tree plantation signs, tree protectors and stakes.
The District has served the residents of St. Lawrence County since 1957. Proceeds of the sale will again benefit conservation projects in the county. Tree pick-up date is expected to be March 22nd.
Information and forms may be printed from our website at www.slcswcd.org. Our office is located at 1942 Old DeKalb Road, Canton, NY. Feel free to call us at (315) 386-3582 with any questions that you may have.