Trees Farms

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by CCSwanson, Oct 27, 2000.

  1. CCSwanson

    CCSwanson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 59

    I recently purchased a 17 acre parcel of farm land that I would like to raise quality trees on. I do not have a degree in horticulture but on the other hand I have been in the Lawn Care / Maintence industry for about 11 years so I am not completely in the dark. Does anybody know where I can get either bare root saplings or something close? Other advice would be appreciated. I believe this would be a good way to make some money in the future.
  2. Lanelle

    Lanelle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,361

    First, subscribe to American Nurseryman magazine, (800) 621-5727.
    Second, for liners, contact J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co
    Third, contact your local horticulture extension agent, for recommendations for the best trees to raise on your site.

    Good Luck.
  3. steveair

    steveair LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,073

    they send me a nice catalog every so often with tons of stuff, mainly wholesale plant buyer stuff.


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