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Q1) Does the seed collection effort include the seed required for the seed mix, as well as the plant propagation, or if that seed mix may be purchased?
A1) 27Aug16. Bid per plan(commercial seed for erosion control).
Q2) The Plant Legend specifies that shrubs are to be planted as size No. 1. Is this one gallon container size, and do you require tall containers?
A2) 27Aug16. Bid per plan(one gallon containers)
Q3) What is the proposed time frame for this project? ie. Award date, seed collection window, plant installation.
A3) 27Aug16. Proposed award date is 4-6 weeks after bid opening with proposed plant installation for fall 2017.
Q4) Is there more documentation or written specifications for this project?
A4) 23Aug16. All information has been included in the current contract documents.