Lower Trent Conservation
Did You Know?

On average, Conservation Authorities plant more than 2M trees annually through their various tree planting programs and stewardship initiatives. This work helps to mitigate climate change by moderating the effects of drought and flooding, reducing soil erosion, reducing GHGs, sequestering carbon, providing habitat for wildlife, creating recreational opportunities, and providing an essential economic resource.

 

2024 Native Plant Sale

Tree & Shrub Seedlings, Saplings, Wildflowers, and Little Forests Kits

Purchase a variety of native plants from the local ecological food web, for your gardening or restoration project, including Tree & Shrub Seedlings, Saplings, Wildflowers, and Little Forests Kits.

Native Plant Sale Order Form


Order pick-up times will be confirmed by email ahead of time. Expect late April for seedlings, and early June for saplings, wildflowers and Little Forest Kits.

 The pick-up location will be at the Lower Trent Conservation office at 714 Murray Street located north of Trenton

Tree and Shrub Seedlings

  • Bare-root, 1′ to 2′ tall seedlings depending on species
  • Each species sold in bundles of 10
  • Evergreen & deciduous species: $17.00 and $22.50 per bundle, respectively
  • $14.00 Order Processing Fee

Species include
SHRUBS:
Button Bush, Highbush Cranberry, Nannyberry, Red Osier Dogwood, Sandbar Willow

TREES: 
Bitternut Hickory, Black Walnut, Black Willow, Butternut, Peachleaf Willow, Pin cherry, Red Oak, Red Pine, Silver Maple, Tamarack, White Cedar, White Pine, White Spruce, Yellow Birch

Tree Saplings: maximum of 3 per order

  • Potted 4′ to 5′ tall saplings
  • 1 and 2 gallon pots
  • Evergreen & deciduous species
  • $17.00 per tree

Species include: Hackberry, Silver Maple, Sugar Maple, Red Maple

Wildflower Kits

  • 18 potted plants per kit (6 species x 3 pots per species) 
  • 4″ pots

Sun Loving Kit

$50.00 EACH

Black-Eyed Susan, Wild Bergamont, Mountain Mint, Butterfly Weed (Milkweed), Hairy Beardtongue, Wild Strawberry  

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Shade Loving Kit

$70.00 EACH

Wild Ginger, Large Leaf Aster, Wild Geranium, White Trillium, Common Blue Violet, White Snakeroot

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Little Forests Kits

These kits are available to customers intending to plant dense plantings according to the Miyawki Forest Planting Method.

  • The kit covers an area of 4 x 4 meters, with 2-3 plants per square meter.
  • 38 plants 1-2 feet tall (18 species of tree and shrubs)
  • Species may vary depending on over-winter survival of stock. Potted plants are about 30-60+ cm tall.

Stock Includes: American Hazelnut, American Basswood, American Plum, Bitternut Hickory, Black Cherry, Grey Dogwood, Bur Oak, Butternut, Chokecherry, Pogoda Dogwood, Red Maple, Red Oak, Serviceberry, Smooth Rose, Sugar Maple, White Birch, White Oak, White Pine

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