Extras available at 25 percent discount Due to an ordering error the Kent Conservation District has extra seedlings remaining from its sale. Because these seedlings must be planted or tended to within the next week, we are offering a 25 percent discount on all purchases made this week. If you are interested in making a purchase come to the Howard Christensen Nature Center on Red Pine Drive in Kent City on Wed. from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or Thurs. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Seedlings will also be available in Cedar Springs Morley Park on Sat. from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. At this point we have most of our fifty species available.
Download a free catalog with forty species of trees available for this year’s spring seedling sale from the Kent Conservation District. Find conifers, hardwoods and wildlife shrubs being made available this year, as well as many types of wildflower seed and mixes, backyard composters and rain barrels. The sale can accommodate plantings large and small as trees are sold in units of 10 to 1,000 seedlings. Options are designed to fit anyone’s budget with 10 seedlings starting at $10 and 1,000 seedlings starting at $225. The Kent Conservation District is located at 3260 Eagle Park Dr NE, Ste 111, Grand Rapids, MI 49525. The number is (616)942-4111 ext 100.
The Kent Conservation District is taking orders for its spring seedling sale through March 31, 2009, for delivery on April 18 and 19, 2009. The funds generated by this sale are used by the Kent Conservation District to provide the county with a wide variety of conservation programs, along with educational and technical assistance to its landowners. The trees purchased through the sale also serve a valuable purpose. They are used in reforestation efforts and other conservation plantings throughout the county. For residential purposes trees beatify the home, raise property values and provide habitat for native wildlife. Trees also provide for many environmental benefits including soil stabilization and storm water control. This year’s sale boasts our largest selection ever, with nearly forty species of conifers (evergreens), hardwoods and wildlife shrubs. We have also added native wildflower seed mixes, backyard composters, rain barrels and much more to our catalog. We can accommodate plantings from 10 to 10,000 seedlings. We also have options to fit anyone’s budget as well with ten seedlings starting at only $10 and 1,000 seedlings starting at only $225. The catalog and order forms are available online at: www.kentconservation.org. For more information please contact the KCD office at email@example.com or by calling (616) 942-4111 ext 100.