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Where to get donated trees, shrubs, and perennials?

 
Lily Anderson
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great just joined and this is hard to figure out how to post on forum for Edible Landscape Book forum to enter to get one we can use at Utah NValley Permaculture Classroom Garden w 6 ft deep berms 90 feet long. we need all help getting good trees ., berry shrubs and edible plants like sweet potato donated. anyone know. my tiny disability check gone just putting in garden. laptop cracked so please respond on my group utahgreenhouse@yahoogroups.com. thank you
 
Reya Steele
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I'm working on a few community food forest projects/sites at the planning stage now ourselves but I wanted to share what we are looking to do which is to source as much as possible from community donations. We are calling out for perennial herbs, vegetables, berries, and fruit and nut trees from the local community including cuttings we can propagate from. You might also try a donation letter to local nurseries. We are very specifically asking for drought tolerant species as well as species particularly suited/thriving in our local environment. There is also the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation I've looked into a little bit. Good luck!
 
Aljaz Plankl
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Don't limit yourself. Make a list of what you want to plant and go to people and tell them your story. They will support you.
 
Dale Hodgins
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Join a garden club. Most established gardens need constant thinning and the owners work with newcomers. Call demolition contractors. When sites are cleared, complete gardens are usually removed.
 
Bill Bradbury
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Lily, I have what you need, but I live on the Idaho border.
Do you have the ability to start from cuttings or are you in need of starts?
e-mail - enviroconutah at gmail
 
I agree. Here's the link: https://richsoil.com/wood-heat.jsp
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