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Please note that orders must be received by Friday, March 3rd, 2023. You will be scheduled a time to pick up your order at the Essex Civic Centre, located at 360 Fairview Ave W Essex, ON N8M 1Y3. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
You must own at least 1 acre of land in a single property within ERCA’s watershed to qualify for the ERCA Tree Program. You must order a minimum of 15 trees: any combination of hardwoods, evergreen and/or shrubs. Hardwood trees must be ordered in bundles of 5 for each species.
There are only two native evergreens to Essex County: Red
Cedar and White Pine. These evergreens will perform well
when planted in the proper site. During times of drought,
these trees will need extra care and watering.
Shrubs are excellent for wildlife, cover and food, havemultiple stems and tend to grow as wide as they do tall.
The hardwoods listed below are some of the native Carolinian trees of the Essex region. When planted in the proper site, they will offer many benefits such as shade, cleaner air and habitat for wildlife.
We accept payment by cash, cheque, or credit card. To ensure your security, ERCA staff will contact you for payment when we receive your order.
All purchases are subject to HST. All orders will also be subject to a $35.00 fee to cover shipping and handling from the nursery to the cold storage facility, cold storage, and the distribution service at time of pick up. Once your order is confirmed, we will provide you with an invoice for the full cost of your order.
These hardwood trees can be used to establish new plantations, forests or shade trees. These trees are native to the Essex region. They are part of the Carolinian forest and are adapted to our warm climate and soils.
Evergreen trees, when planted in a linear fashion to form windbreaks, can help improve crop yields, livestock productivity, reduce soil erosion and can help decrease the heating and cooling costs of your home. Typical windbreak spacing is 4 to 8 feet apart for Cedars and up to 10 feet apart for Spruce and Pine.
Native shrubs are an excellent source of food for birds and other wildlife. They also provide habitat and can be used as an alternative to Evergreen borders or windbreaks.
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If you have any further questions, you can reach us at during business hours at 519-776-5209.
Within 10 business days, our staff will undertake a preliminary assessment of your submission to ensure all necessary information is included. We will contact you to make payment arrangements at that time. Once payment has been received, and barring any unforeseen complications, permits can generally be issued within 21 days.
We will contact you within 48 hours to confirm your rental.
If you have any questions in the meantime, you can reach us at email@example.com.