[Tweeters] So what plants?

jimbetz at jimbetz.com jimbetz at jimbetz.com
Thu Aug 4 14:40:58 PDT 2022


Thanks. I live just a few miles from Bow. I called them and
they "only sell wholesale in quantity" ... but they said they
provide plants to the Skagit County CD and that there would be
a special sale coming up next March. She agreed that the
Serviceberry would be ideal for my needs. So I'll be looking
to pick up some and get them in the ground in March.

- Jim
Quoting Denis DeSilvis <avnacrs4birds at outlook.com>:

> Check your county conservation district (CD) - I got all mine for

> the past 15 years from Pierce County CD. The plants for all CDs are

> raised in Bow (I believe that’s still the case). I’ve gotten shore

> pine, red currant, white pine, incense cedar, mock orange, Garry

> oak, etc. One year they even had ponderosa pine that were grown from

> seeds from Joint Base Lewis McChord (largest acreage of that species

> in western Washington) - thus native to where I live here in Roy. (I

> have about 15 of those growing here.)


> Cost is minimal. Definitely check with your local conservation district.


> May all your birds be identified,

> Denis DeSilvis

> avnacrs 4 birds at outlook dot com

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> Hi,


> The talk about "plant native" is good. But how do I, a homeowner with

> some space where I can plant native species, find out which plants to

> put in, how to care for them until they are self-sufficient, and where

> to get them (seeds? starter plants?) ... ???


> - Jim in Burlington


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