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January 19, 2021 - 5:17pm

The Genesee County Soil & Water Conservation District invites you to buy tree and shrub seedlings offered in its new 2021 brochure (PDF).

Conservation supplies are also available for sale.

All plants are sold for conservation purposes.

If you'd like some eye-popping visual appeal -- vivid color, you might like to try a species new in the district program this year -- the scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea). In the fall, its leaves are a real nice brilliant red, says District Manager Brad Mudrzynski. The acorn-producing scarlet oak makes a great shade tree.

Also new here this year are cover crop mix seed packets for small gardens -- up to 2,500 square feet. The ground-cover mix, which costs $5.50 per package, helps prevent erosion and holds nutrients like organic compost materials well in the soil.

Orders are filled on a first come, first serve basis. The district reserves the right to substitute species or refund payment if a choice of yours is unavailable.

Cash or check only accepted, checks should be payable to GCSWCD. Orders are due by March 10 on completed order forms (PDF) (Print out, fill in).

Pickup dates are typically between mid to late April and information will be sent after April 1.

For assistance, call the GCSWCD at (585) 343-2362, ext. 5, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

February 23, 2012 - 2:44pm
posted by Billie Owens in Announcements, Gardening, GCSWCD.

Attention plant lovers, gardeners and landscapers -- the Genesee County Soil and Water Conservation District is offering a wide selection of trees, shrubs, wildflowers and habitat supplies for sale in its 2012 brochure.

Deadline to order is April 1.

The full-color brochure / order form is available for viewing and printing online at:

<http://geneseeny.org/departments/soilandwater/TreeBrochure2012.pdf>

There are plenty of choices and a variety of quantities available for purchase. They include:

  • Evergreen seedlings: NEW this year are Tamarack American larch and Dawn redwood
  • Shrubs: NEW -- American plum, common lilac
  • Deciduous tree seedlings: NEW -- pin cherry, sour cherry, Northern apricot, Eastern redbud
  • NEW Category -- Evergreen transplants such as blue spruce and Douglas fir

Wildflowers seeds offered include the white water lily, purple coneflower and pickerel weed.

Plus there are variety packs, ferns, edible berry bushes, groundcovers, planting and garden supplies, signs, bat houses and Eastern bluebird nesting boxes.

To get a printed brochure / order form you can also contact:

Genesee County SWCD, 29 Liberty St., Suite 3, Batavia, NY, 14020

Phone is 343-2362. Fax is 345-1815

Checks should be made out to: Genesee County SWCD

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