Plant Bay Friendly Natives
Red Maple Swamp Forest
Recommended for yard areas that retain water
Maples, elms and ferns, oh my! With a growing season from late May through Summer, provides striking seasonal leaf color to be enjoyed in the Fall.
Pitch Pine Oak Forest
Recommended for dry yard areas
Overhead coverage with a mix of pitch pine, oak and a layer of low shrubs. During midsummer, enjoy blueberry which comes into fruit, producing a tasty snack.
Red Cedar Maritime Forest
Recommended for coastal yards
Shines in Fall when the bluish-black berry-like fruit ripens and migrating birds such as Cedar Waxwing can be seen devouring the berries. Great for yards along creeks and on the shore.
- Step-by-step instructions to assess your yard
- Lists of LI native species
- Tips on how to arrange these plantings
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