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DIY Tree Planting​​

Bulk Order Tree and Shrub Seedling Program

If you have the land, we have the trees! Purchase native tree seedlings at a reduced cost from Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority in time for the spring planting season. Species are grown from native Ontario seed sources and range in price from $0.59 to $1.35 per seedling, plus HST and handling.

Orders for 2017 are now closed. If you're interested in receiving information about our 2018 seedling sale, please join our mailing list.


Top 11 benefits of trees

  • Trees provide oxygen and clean the air.
  • Trees conserve energy and can save you money.
  • Trees help improve water quality.
  • Trees help prevent soil erosion.
  • Trees increase property values.
  • Trees protect your home from the elements.
  • Trees muffle noise from nearby streets and highways.
  • Trees mark the seasons – winter, spring, summer and fall!
  • Native trees provide a natural canopy and habitat for wildlife.
  • Native trees are more resistant to insects and disease.
  • Native trees are cost-effective: they have adapted to local climate and require little maintenance compared to non-native species.