Welcome to the Mason-Lake Conservation District Spring Sale!
The Store is arranged by category.  Once you click on a category, you can click on the item name to learn more about that item.
Items are for pick-up only.  Final date to order: Wednesday, March 1, 2023.  Pickup dates are April 28 & 29, 2023.

If you have questions about our products, please email mason-lake@macd.org or call 231-757-3707 ext. 5 for more information.

American Elderberry (black fruit)

Common price: $16.00 Our price: $16.00 each

No stock

Cost: $16 per 10 tree bundle
Size: 12-18
Age: 1-0
Habitat: Prefers wet areas/Tolerates partial to full shade/Okay in sun

Black Elderberry (Sambucus nigra)
Deciduous Shrub
Other Names: Common Elderberry, Black Elder, Mexican Elderberry, Common Elder, Elderberry, Tapiro, Sauco

Native to the U.S., naturalized in MI
: Nova Scotia to Florida, west to southern Manitoba, eastern Dakotas, eastern Oklahoma and Texas
Typical Mature Height: 10-12 feet
Light Requirement: partial shade
Soils: wide variety of soils, but typically mesic slightly acidic soil
Habitat: ditches, old fields, wetlands, wet forest edges
Flower Color: white
Fruit: dark purple to black berry
Bloom Time: spring
Wildlife Value: berries consumed by birds and mammals; twigs and leaves eaten by mammals; provides nesting/habitat materials for native bees; attracts predatory insects that feed on insect pests
Uses: berries used for making preserves and wine (unripe fruits and other plant parts are toxic to humans); historically used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes
Photo by Richard Webb, Self-employed horticulurist, Bugwood.org
More Information
: http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=SANIC4

Pick-Up Information - Ludington

Mason County Fairgrounds - Community Building
5302 W. US-10, Ludington, MI  49431

Friday, April 28, 2023 - 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 29, 2023 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Pick-Up Information - Baldwin

Fully Paid Orders Only
Pavillion behind Jones' Ice Cream
Saturday, April 29, 2023
10:00 a.m. to Noon