Landscape Visionaries

Landscape Visionaries

lilium canadensae after bloom (675x900)Backyard by backyard, individual efforts toward ecologically sensitive stewardship really do add up.  Over time we can create a watershed of change in the way we manage our own properties.  TLC’s hope is to assist landowners’ in creating their vision for their land in a way that supports native flora and fauna while providing assets for the community.

Our Landscape Visionaries consultations are a great way for eager homeowners to gain the direction needed to become a better steward for your property.  A Landscape Visionaries session will include a TLC staff member meeting with you on your property to share suggestions and ideas about ways to best meet your stewardship goals (see some ideas below) After the appointment, we will provide a written report detailing what was discussed during our visit, and provide you with all of the tools necessary to turn your landscaping dream into a DIY project. TLC may also be able to assist you in implementing your land management plan through our Conservation Stewardship Organization (CSO).

COSTS:
Please review our options menu for a plan that best suits your needs and budget.  The fee helps support your needs to become a better steward of your property while also supporting the ongoing mission of The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County.

To make an appointment, please contact:
Sequoia Rock, Land Manager
landmanager@tlcforscc.org
(610) 347-0347 x 106

or purchase the option by clicking below that best suits your needs and we’ll be in touch to set up your appointment.

Landscape Visionaries Invasive Control ($100)

  • Site visit to your property by a member of the Land Conservancy’s stewardship staff.
  • Assess the invasive plant issues on your property.
  • Discuss control and suppression methods for the invasive plants.
  • After our visit you can expect to receive a written report of control methods with information on do-it-yourself methods and contact information for control specialists.

Click here to Give the Gift of Stewardship to yourself or a loved one by purchasing a Landscape Visionaries Invasive Control session!

Landscape Visionaries Habitat Creator ($100)

  • Site visit to your property by a member of the Land Conservancy’s stewardship staff.
  • Assess an area of your property that is ideal for converting to a habitat for native pollinators, butterflies, or any other invertebrates or vertebrates.
  • Discuss options that will aid in your habitat conversion.
  • After our visit you can expect to receive a written report highlighting ideas regarding your habitat for a do-it-yourself project as well as contacts if you wished to independently hire a consultant from our pool to complete the project.

Click here to Give the Gift of Stewardship to yourself or a loved one by purchasing a Landscape Visionaries Habitat Creator session!

Landscape Visionaries Cottage Gardening ($125)

  • Site visit to either your property or our compost demonstration garden at the New Leaf Eco Center at the Vincenti Preserve with a member of the Land Conservancy staff.
  • Assess ways to either make composting a reality on your property and/or discuss ways to create a more productive cottage garden in your backyard.
  • Discuss and learn the techniques of good composting and cottage gardening.
  • After our visit you can expect to receive a written report highlighting ideas for composting at your house and/or building a more productive cottage garden depending on your needs and how to proceed.

Click here to Give the Gift of Stewardship for yourself or a loved one by purchasing a Landscape Visionaries Cottage Gardening session!

Landscape Visionaries Home Owners Association (HOA) Outreach ($150)

  • Site visit to your community by a member of the Land Conservancy’s stewardship staff.
  • Discuss ways to encourage native habitat and create nature areas that your community can enjoy by creating a “sense of place” within the space and create long term maintenance savings.
  • After our visit you will receive a written report from the Land Conservancy detailing the ideas we discussed to become better stewards of the land including a list of consultants you can hire to make changes or ways to create a volunteer group among your HOA to help with the projects throughout the year.

Click here to Give the Gift of Stewardship to your community by purchasing a Landscape Visionaries Home Owner Association Outreach session!

Landscape Visionaries Steward ($200)

  • Site visit to your property by a member of the Land Conservancy’s stewardship staff and a consultant.
  • The consultant and the Land Conservancy staff will provide an overall stewardship audit of your property focusing on your target areas.  Some examples include: water drainage issues and water features, hardscaping, or master landscaping plans.
  • Discuss ways to implement the stewardship ideas.
  • After our visit you will receive a written report from the Land Conservancy of our visit as well as the option to hire the consultant to complete the project.

Click here to Give the Gift of Stewardship for yourself or a loved one by purchasing a Landscape Visionaries Steward session!

Landscape Visionaries Subscriber ($500)

  • As a subscriber, enjoy all of the benefits from the Landscape Visionaries menu listed above plus year round access to the knowledge of Land Conservancy staff as well as our pool of consultants.
  • Throughout the year, we will make site visits to your property and consult with you on an as needed basis.

Click here to Give the Gift of Stewardship for yourself or a loved one by purchasing a Landscape Visionaries Subscription!

DISCLAIMER
 Please note that all of our recommended consultants are ones that we have worked with in the past with excellent results.  However, the Land Conservancy is not responsible for any contracted work between yourself and the consultants.  Any contractual work with your consultant is independent of your relationship with the Land Conservancy.