County taking annual tree and shrub orders

T he Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking orders for its annual Tree and Shrub sale. Order forms are available at Walkers in Fort Ann, the county buildings in Fort Edward, Country Power in Greenwich, A&J Enterprises in Salem, in many local Post Offices, and at washingtoncountyswcd.org.

           

Orders are due by March 25. The trees, which are generally one to three year old plants, will be available for pickup at the Washington County Fairgrounds just in time for Arbor Day. There are many kinds of trees and shrubs available in counts of 10, 25, and 50. The tree species available are to help landowners with conservation and wildlife plantings as well as general aesthetics.

 

The following tree species available in lots of 10 or more: Red Pine, Canadian Hemlock, White Spruce, Colorado Blue Spruce, Canaan Fir, Concolor Fir, Eastern Larch, Eastern White Pine, Douglas Fir, and Eastern Red Cedar. Also available are Highbush Blueberries. Other species are available.

 

The Washington County Soil and Water District has been selling trees and shrubs for conservation and wildlife plantings for over 25 years.

Pickup dates for the trees are April 26, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and April 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

 

For more information call 518-692-9940 ext. 3 or visit washingtoncountyswcd.org.

 

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Sentinel in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags:

Classifieds 08/27/15

Washington County Fair in full swing

407624_345593242132090_322483287_n

By Linda Ellingsworth There’s still plenty of time to experience the excitement of the Washington County Fair. A celebration of […]

Coin drops hurt by bridge work

Bridge

By Dan King Those who volunteer their time to serve the people of Whitehall say their coin drop operations have […]

Working together: town, village fixing waterline

DSC_1921

By Dan King For the past week and a half the town and village of Whitehall have been working together […]

Townwide sale next weekend

Lawn sale 006

By Dan King Bargain seekers will converge on Whitehall Labor Day Weekend, as they seek the best deals around. The […]

Three vying for public safety position

By Christina Scanlon Washington County supervisors have narrowed the field to three candidates for county public safety director and will […]

Recycled teens applauded

By Christina Scanlon Nine honorary members of the Mettowee Valley Senior Citizens were honored last week at a luncheon filled […]

County opposes pregnant inmate restraint changes

By Dan King The state Legislature passed a bill in June that limits the use of restraints on pregnant inmates, […]

Granville, Hartford low opt outs; Whitehall average

By Dan King and Christina Scanlon Students at area school districts opted out of Common Core with less frequency than […]

Eighty-one take part in football camp

By Christina Scanlon Summer football camps for students at Granville are nothing new. Over the years, the players have attended […]

Northshire Freepress – 08/21/15

Lakes Region Freepress – 08/21/15