Annual seedling sale set for Saturday

Published 2:25 pm Monday, February 1, 2021

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The Butler County Forestry Planning Commission is holding its 12th annual tree seedling sale on Saturday.

The sale will have the following bare root seedlings for sale:

  • Pawpaw;
  • Native Pecan;
  • Catapula;
  • Redbud;
  • Sawtooth oak;
  • Strawberry bush;
  • Silky dogwood;
  • Persimmon.

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There will be a limited supply of each seedlings.

Seedlings will be sold for $2 each.

Social distancing will be followed and there will be a drive-thru station set up for convenience.

The event will be Saturday, Feb. 6, from 8 a.m. until noon or until supplies run out, and will be held at the Butler Farmer’s Quality Cooperative.

Paul Hudgins, organizer said that the seedlings usually sell out fast. So residents will want to get to the Co-op early Saturday morning to take advantage.

The proceeds will benefit the Planning Committee’s efforts to promote Butler County’s natural resources through education.