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News: 2019 Seedling Sale
Friday, Jan 25, 2019
2019 Seedling Sale
     It’s that time of year again where the plant world seems to almost be asleep during the cold, snowy months of winter.  Don’t let that stop you from looking ahead to the warmth and revival of spring.  Now is the perfect time to start planning out your upcoming “landscaping list” for spring. Did you know that a properly landscaped yard can increase your property value by 10 percent!   Not only does it increase your property value, but it can also help with lowering electric bills.  During the summer months, you can decrease your electric bill by planting hardwoods and conifers that are popular shade trees.  These lower the temperature in the surrounding area and thus your electric bill as well.  During the winter months, these same trees can act as a windbreak, thus cutting winds cannot creep into the nooks and crannies in your home.  Planting native seedlings is not only beneficial economically, it is very important for the surrounding wildlife.  Many wildlife species rely on the food crops produced by many native species.  Without the seeds, nuts, and berries from the native species, many organisms would not be able to survive, especially during the winter.  Many of the berries, seeds, and nuts produced by these plants are also enjoyed by people too. 

Our 2019 seedling sale has a line-up of new seedlings and plants. We have added many NEW plants this year and are offering larger bundle sizes. New this year are: concolor fir, douglas fir, highbush cranberry, thornless blackberry, paw paw, black cherry, sweetbay magnolia, common lilac, American plum, common persimmon, wild blue indigo plugs, and a northeast perennial wildflower seed mix.


We want to thank the woodshop at Lakeview High School for graciously constructing all of our polylumber bird houses and cedar squirrel feeders this year. Poly-lumber is a material that utilizes recycled milk cartons. It is very durable and splinter-free. Cedar is a naturally rot-resistant wood.
 The deadline for orders and pre-payment is Friday, March 29, 2019.  We thank you for all your support.  
Seedling sale pick-up will take place in the Munnell Run Farm "Pig Barn" on Tuesday, April 16th from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.  The overstock sale will occur the same day starting at noon.   
  For more detailed seedling descriptions click on /uploads/Seedling Descriptions 2019_1.28.19.pdf
For a printable order form click on  /uploads/Order Form 2019_Rev 1.4.19.pdf

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