Low-Cost, Butterfly Friendly Trees and Shrubs for Sale to Residents Now
Feb. 6, 2008
Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director of Public Affairs
703-324-3187, TTY 711, Fax 703-324-2010
Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)
Low-Cost, Butterfly Friendly Trees and Shrubs for Sale to Residents
2008 Seedling Sale
The 2008 Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District seedling sale is underway. Selections available this year will help improve yards, protect the environment and attract butterflies.
Each seedling package contains 12 bare-root trees and shrubs and 2 packets of wildflower seed. Included are two each of the following species: tulip poplar, flowering dogwood, buttonbush, redbud, common hackberry and loblolly pine. The butterfly friendly seed packets include one packet of butterfly weed, preferred by the monarch butterfly, and one packet of black-eyed Susan. All species are native to Northern Virginia, and are sure to bring butterflies to garden.
For an order form, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/nvswcd/seedlingsale.htm, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 703-324-1460, TTY 711. Orders must be placed by April 14, and the seedlings will be available for pickup on April 18 or 19. Pickup will be available at an Annandale location.
Seedling packages cost $17.95. Payment can be made by cash or check to the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District. Pre-payment is required.
Using native plants in a home landscape can help attract wildlife, protect water and air quality, conserve energy and reduce carbon emissions.
For more information, contact Nick Kokales at 703-324-1420, TTY 711, or email@example.com. Visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/nvswcd/seedlingsale.htm to learn about these plants or view photographs of the selections.