WERT — The Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District has begun
taking orders for tree seedlings. The seedlings are available in packets
of 10 at a minimal cost. Orders will be accepted until March 17.
following seedling species are available: American Arborvitae, Austrian
Pine, Colorado Blue Spruce, Eastern White Pine, Norway Spruce, American
Cranberry, Black Cherry, Common Lilac, Pin Oak, Pond Cypress, Red Bud,
Redosier Dogwwod, Sugar Maple, Sweet Gum.
Special assorted packets
that are available are Homeowner Packet which consists of two of the
following: Colorado Blue Spruce, Red Bud, Common Lilac, Sugar Maple, Pin
Three seed packets are available. They include: Wildflower
Seed, Hummingbird Seed, and Bird and Butterfly Seed. The 1 oz.
Wildflower Seed contains 10-12 different annual and 10-12 different
perennial species adapted for this area will cover 250 sq. ft. Half oz.
Hummingbird Seed contains four - six different annual and four - six
different perennial varieties will cover 150 sq. ft. The 1 oz. Bird and
Butterfly Seed contains seven - nine different annual and seven - nine
different perennial varieties will cover 250 sq. ft.
is open to the public. Order forms are available in the SWCD office,
1185 Professional Drive, Van Wert, on the website at:
www.vanwertswcd.org or by calling 419-238-9591. Orders will be accepted
until Friday, March 17. The delivery date is mid April. Payment
(cash/check) is required when placing the order.