A Guide to Sustainable Landscaping Materials for Backyard Naturescape Projects

When designing your backyard naturescape project, choose sustainable landscaping materials made from repurposed, recycled or natural materials.

Chipper mulch makes a fine surface for paths in a naturescape. It’s inexpensive or free, it’s biodegradable (this homeowner refreshes hers every couple of years), and it looks natural. Design by Betsy Arriola.
Photo By Karen Bussolini