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Special to The Sun—
MEMPHIS – The Hall-Childress Soil and Water Conservation District is taking orders for field and farmstead windbreak trees.
Each year the Hall-Childress SWCD, in cooperation with the Texas Forest Service in Lubbock, offers the public trees for establishing windbreaks. The types of trees available are containerized and bareroot hardwoods; both are one year-old seedlings.
The species available in plastic tube containers are Afghanistan Pine, Austrian Pine, Oriental Arborvitae and Pinyon Pine. Bareroot species available are Burr Oak, Chinkapin Oak, Pecan, Shumard Oak, American Plum and Sand Plum.
The container seedlings can only be purchased in lots of 25 seedlings for $62. The bareroot seedlings can only be purchased in lots of 25 seedlings for $40. Total amount is due when order is placed.
The Hall-Childress SWCD, located at 1002 W. Noel in Memphis, and the Hall-Childress SWCD located at 307 Ave. B NW, in Childress, will take orders through 4:30 pm on March 19. Trees will be delivered on or about March 25 and can be picked up at the Hall-Childress SWCD Office where orders were placed.