Conservation Landscaping: a method of landscaping that encourages coexistence between people and nature, paying careful attention to the natural environment- the climate, soil, wildlife, underlying geology, and surrounding vegetation.

Not sure what to plant where or what’s right for your site? Below you’ll find some wonderful planting tools and guidelines created by the Mason Conservation District Staff.

Naturescaping Tools

Native Plants by Height                                                    Conservation Landscaping Plan Creation

Naturescaping Examples

Sunny Dry Sites                                                                        Shady Moist Sites

Marine Shoreline Sites                                                              Creek/River Bank Sites

Lakeshore Sites

Looking for site specific tips and suggestions?

Mara Healy
Habitat Specialist