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Tree seedlings for sale

The Noble County Soil and Water Conservation District will host a tree seedling sale Wednesday through Friday.

Remaining stock will be available for purchase on a first-come, first served basis, the district said in a written statement.

It said seedlings include blue spruce; Norway spruce; white pine; American arborvitae (northern white cedar); Whiteshire birch; scarlet oak; tulip poplar; golden delicious apple; Jonathan apple; and Snowsweet apple.

Cash and checks will be accepted. No debit or credit cards.

Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday at 100 E. Park Drive in Albion.

You do not need to be a Noble County resident.

For more information call 260-636-7682, extension 3.

Journey through gardening season with Rosa Salter Rodriguez (feature writer), Anne Gregory (Web editor and writer), Frank Noonan (copy editor) and Cathie Rowand (photographer)