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.

 

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