Linn seedling sale a success

Record orders and seedlings notched at 28th annual event


February 22, 2023

Courtesy of Larry Mauter

Between selling birdhouses and walking sticks, LCSWA member Lee Peterman uses a magic wand to teach youngsters the Latin names of plants.

By Larry Mauter

LCSWA Member

Record efforts produced record results for the 2023 Linn County Small Woodlands Association seedling sale.

Almost 14,000 seedlings were purchased at the Feb. 4 sale, with preorders totaling 238 customers. Another 150 sales came from walk-ins at the 28th annual event.

The sales allow the LCSWA to provide college scholarships to Linn County forestry students as well as Linn 4-Hers who keep records of their forestry education work.

"Our success at the seedling sale gets smoother each year as we learn what works best over the years. We started out in a covered stor...

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