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Conservation District fall tree and native plant sale underway

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Megan DeLeeuw for the information in this story.)

Washtenaw County Conservation District (WCCD) is offering conifer trees, a selection of native plants, animal repellents and tree planting aids as part of the Fall Tree and Native Plant Distribution.

Tree species available include: 3- or 4-year old bare-root transplants of Balsam Fir, White Cedar, White Pine, Norway Spruce and White Spruce. Trees can be purchased in various quantities from one to 100.

All orders will be available for pick-up on Friday, Oct. 2 from 2-6 p.m. at the Washtenaw County Farm Council Grounds (5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road).

Orders can be submitted directly on the district website at or downloaded from the website and sent into the office (7203 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor 48103) with a check.

A variety of native plants from Designs by Nature LLC are again being offered for fall planting including: Butterfly Weed, Wild Columbine, Prairie Smoke, Prairie Dropseed, Black-Eyed Susan, Butterfly Weed, Cardinal Flower, Prairie Smoke, Purple Coneflower and Wild Lupine can be purchased in 4 ½” pots for $4.50 each. Butterfly, Pollinator, Rain Garden and Shade garden kits contain 38, 2” plugs with various native species. Each kit includes a planting key and suggested planting layout.

Fall is in many cases the best time to plant trees for wildlife habitat, erosion control, establishing windbreaks and screens, and reforesting open land.

Orders will be accepted through September 18th 2020. To request a copy of the Fall Conservation Tree and Native Plant Sale order form, please contact the District Manager, Megan DeLeeuw at 734-718-5506, [email protected] or stop by the district office.

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