We found a farm/nursery near Barrie that grows native trees and they do it beautifully!
We are trying out some of their trees that are on the borderline of surviving in this zone. We are between 4a and 5b zones here but some trees for zone 4 have a hard time, probably because of the erratic freezes and thaws. This year we planted 2 Black Walnut trees, a Bur Oak, a Red Oak, (the oaks should be OK here) and really stretching it with a Tulip Tree. Steve says he has never seen one north of Hwy 7. We will see! Also 6 Tamaracks which should be fine here.
MLCA tree sales today. I have planted 15 trees so far today and will have to finish tomorrow. Looking forward to hearing other peoples experiences. Eight of my pledged trees are now in.
MLCA is selling their trees tomorrow. Hopefully we will have a lot of activity on this site after that.
I am planting quite a few tamarack trees and asked Steve Munro how far apart they should be. He said 6 feet, which will give you a nice hedge of them.
15/04/2022We will try to keep this up to date with the number of trees being planted (or pledged to be). Hopefully there will be so many that it will be a full time job!
We will also let you know if there is anyone offering a place to plant. Keep in touch here.
If you would like to offer help with planting, that too can be placed here.