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Posted on: January 22, 2020

2020 Spring Plant Sale

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This year’s Plant Sale is now underway, featuring a variety of quality plants at good prices.  The money raised from the sale supports conservation activities throughout the year, including workshops, programs and projects aimed at promoting and conserving the county’s natural resources.  All of the plants offered are hardy, healthy, and adapted to our growing conditions.  Most are native, and none are invasive.  New items this year include a variety of lilacs to help you extend the lilac season and add color to your yard.  Buttonbush and black willow (blooms early spring) are both great for attracting pollinators.  Canaan Fir is a fast growing Christmas tree.  Elderberry is back due to popular demand and an increase in awareness of the health benefits of elderberry syrup.  You can find a recipe for elderberry syrup here or on the Conservation District website.

Visit the Conservation District website to view the catalog and download an order form!

Plant Sale Catalog and Order Form

The ORDER DEADLINE is Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020.

Plant pick-up will be on Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 9am-11am at the Ahern Building garage, Sullivan County Complex, County Farm Rd. Unity, NH 03743.

If you would like a catalog and order form mailed to you, please contact Dawn Dextraze at 603-542-9511 x269 or email Dawn Dextraze.

Catalogs and order forms can also be found starting the first week of February at the Grantham Public Library, Cornish Town Store, Acworth General Store, Claremont Community Center, Newport and Lempster Town Offices, Goshen Country Store, 100 Mile Market, and Plainfield Country Store.


Pick-up your plants and then head over to Fruhlingsfarm on Spring Farm Rd. to see how to plant bareroot trees and shrubs.  Stick around after the demonstration and practice by helping plant part of a riparian buffer at the farm.  Riparian buffers stabilize stream banks preventing soil erosion, provide habitat for wildlife, and reduce flood damage.  John and Robin Wittemann, the farm owners, NRCS, and Sullivan County Conservation District will be planting over 400 trees and shrubs over a 3-day period and can use all the help we can get!  Check the Conservation District website for more information as the date gets closer.

Thanks in advance to everyone for making the Plant Sale a success!

Sullivan County Conservation District

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