Need a tree? Looking for a way to help with soil and water conservation?
Individuals can take care of both needs with one stop Saturday, Jan. 31, when the Dorcheat Soil and Water Conservation District holds its annual tree sale. This year’s sale is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 a.m. and continue until noon at the Dorcheat SWCD office located at 216 Broadway in Minden.
District Secretary Connie Kyles says the sale is a one-day event and will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis and seedlings are in limited quantities.
This year’s sale include:
Bald Cypress, River Birch, Sawtooth Oak, Black Walnut, Red Maple, Tulip Tree and native Sweet Pecan: $1.50 each.
Chinquapin, White Dogwood, Ginko Biloba, Weeping Willow and containerized Mayhaw: $2 each.
Muscadine, Fringetree (Grancy Graybeard) and Southern Magnolia: $3 each.
Peppermint Crape Myrtle (dwarf) and Japanese Snowball: $4 each.
Delite and Bluebelle Blueberry and Pink Dogwood: $6.
Bradford Pear: $8 each.
Red Delicious Apple, Granny Smith Apple, Santa Rosa Plum, Burbank Plum, Bartlett Pear, Early Elberta Peach and Golden Jubilee Peach: $12 each.
Sales of the trees helps the Dorcheat Soil and Water Conservation District raise additional funds for educational outreach and to provide increased technical assistance to landowners.