Tree Seedling Sale to Benefit Conservation Education Programs
The deadline for pre-paid orders will be Friday, April 6.
The Loudoun Soil and Water Conservation District is now accepting orders for its annual tree seedling sale. The young, bare-rooted seedlings are well suited to Virginia soils and climate.
Tree species available this year include, Norway Spruce, White Dogwood, Redbud, River Birch, Black Gum, White Oak, Shellbark Hickory, and Bald Cypress. The shrub species this year is Elderberry.
Norway Spruce seedlings are $35 for a bundle of 50 seedlings. The hardwood species, as well as the shrubs, are offered at $6 for 5 seedlings. Sales tax of 5.0% must be included.
Visit www.loudounsoilandwater.org for a copy of the order form. Pre-paid orders will be filled on a first come-first serve basis. The deadline for pre-paid orders will be Friday, April 6. The pick-up date for the seedlings will be Friday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the LSWCD office on Catoctin Circle in Leesburg (the Wells Fargo Bank building).
It is recommended that you plant the seedlings as soon as possible to minimize transplant stress. Proceeds from the sale are used to fund the District's conservation education programs.
In addition, this year the District will have pre-assembled 55 gallons rain barrels for purchase the day of the pick-up for $68.25 (tax included). If you would like to reserve a rain barrel or if you have any questions, please call the LSWCD office at 571-918-4530, ext. 105.