The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Feb. 26, 2024

Deadline set for tree seedling orders

Van Wert SWCD information

The deadline for seedling orders has been announced by the Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation. The seedlings are available in packets of 10 at a minimal cost.

The seedling available include American Arborvitae, Austrian Pine, Colorado Blue Spruce, Eastern Red Cedar, Eastern White Pine, Norway Spruce, Arrowwood, Black Chokeberry, Forsythia, Pin Oak, Red Bud, Sawtooth Oak, Sugar Maple, Sweet Gum and White Flowering Dogwood.

Special assorted packets that are available include the Homeowner Packet, which consists of two of the following:  Norway Spruce, Black Chokeberry, Pin Oak, Red Bud, Sugar Maple.

Three seed packets are available. They include: Wildflower Seed, Hummingbird Seed, and Bird and Butterfly Seed. The 1-ounce Wildflower Seed package contains 10-12 different annual and 10-12 different perennial species adapted for this area that will cover 250 square feet. The half-ounce Hummingbird Seed packet that contains 4-6 different annual and 4-6 different perennial varieties that will cover 150 square feet, and the 1-ounce Bird and Butterfly Seed that contains 7-9 different annual and 7-9 different perennial varieties and will cover 250 square feet.

This program is open to the public. Order forms are available in the SWCD office, 1185 Professional Drive, Van Wert, on the web at, or by calling 419.238.9591. Orders will be accepted until Friday, March 13. The delivery date is mid-April. Payment (cash or check) is required when placing an order.

POSTED: 02/28/15 at 8:23 am. FILED UNDER: News