Annandale History: 1915: Sixteen months of WWI, Tens of Thousands Dead, and a Daily Demand for Two Thousand Pounds of Explosives, and 300,000 Shells Washington DC in 1915 finds the laying of the cornerstone of the Lincoln Memorial, The early Senate Subway opening, and highlights of the Washington Horse Show, Prominent Washington Brides and the newest and highly sought after invention, the Victrola.


Annual Native Seedling Sale
                                                                                        NV Soil and Water Conservation District

Persimmon:  Fragrant white spring flowers. Slow growing, typically 20-40 feet, up to 75 ft. Distinctive bark and fall color. Edible orange fruits on female plants in fall. Sun to partial shade. The annual seedling sale makes low-cost bare-root native shrub and tree seedlings available to Northern Virginia residents. Seedling packages go on sale in February and are available for pickup in late April or early May.   Consider adding native trees and shrubs to your community today!

The Shrub and Small Tree Package features 10 seedlings for $16.95. The Tree Package includes 6 seedlings sold for $11.95.

A full, nonrefundable payment must accompany your order by Wednesday, April 20, or until supplies run out.

You will receive a confirmation receipt with a map to the pickup site at the Packard Center in Annandale. The Packard Center is located in the Annandale Community Park off Hummer Road.

Orders may be picked up on Friday, April 29, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., or Saturday, April 30, 9:00 a.m.-noon.

Order Online Starting February 1

Help us streamline our operations by paying online with a credit card, debit card or e-check. Orders for 2016 seedling packages open February 1. Please follow this link to our online seedling sale store. View online seedling sale store:


Native Trees and Shrubs

RedbudAmerican HornbeamRed ChokeberryIndigobushDogwoodNorthern BayberryAmerican Hazelnut


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