Fall and winter is the best time to order trees. Please order by March 15th to ensure availability.
We highly recommend using fabric mulch for the establishment of your tree planting. Over 85% of our clients are now using this method. The benefits of tree fabric are:
Depending on the conservation program you enroll in, there is often times between 50-75% cost share available to help you get your planting accomplished. Click here for more information on the various conservation programs available. You are also welcome to stop by, email or call John Lembcke, our Assistant Technician, about a no-obligation quote.
Thinking of planting some trees, shrubs, and/or native grasses and forbs for conservation purposes? Want to know what varieties do best in your area and soil type? Interested in seeing what the different plants look like?
Have we got the answer for you! The Conservation Arboretum, a joint project of the Stevens Soil & Water Conservation District and the Stevens County Comprehensive Local Water Plan, is located next to our office in Morris. There are examples of many of the specie of trees and grasses that do best in our area. We are currently obtaining a grant with which we will be purchasing signs for each plant in the arboretum. Each species will labeled with the name, photo and some information on size, preferred soil type, etc.
We invite you to stop out and take a look! Revisit several times during the year to see variations in color and maturity.
We sell the following varieties of trees and shrubs for conservation purposes. These are the varieties we have found are best suited in our area.