Thinking about doing some native landscaping in your yard?

In addition to prairie wildflowers and grasses, trees and shrubs are important components of any landscape.  They provide shade, beauty, and wildlife habitat and food.

Matt Demmon, of Plantwise, LLC, will lead a Stewardship Network workshop on how to include native trees and shrubs in your native landscaping plans. Bring drawings of your property, soil type, moisture, etc.

Tuesday, February 7

7 – 8:30 pm

at the NEW Center, 1100 North Main Street, Ann Arbor

Register HERE or call 734-996-3190.

Need plants to get the job done?

Get ’em at the Washtenaw County Conservation District Spring Tree, Plants & Conservation Products Sale.

Orders for trees, shrubs, and planting aids through the Conservation District’s Spring 2012 Conservation Plants sale will be accepted through MARCH 16.

Rain barrels and tumbling composters made from recycled food-grade barrels can be ordered through March 23.

Orders for day lilies, ferns, wildflower & prairie grass plants will be accepted through APRIL 30.

Order forms are available at the District Office and on the District web site,

Click on the Spring Tree & Native Plants Sale or Rain Barrels and Tumbling Composter links in the “What’s New” box. For questions about the tree sale, please call the District office at: (734) 761-6721 ext. 5.