Below are two examples of 4 and 8 acre parcels. Each design addresses the different water input needs, filtration and optimizes available water distribution through automation.
Project included detailed parts and materials list.
Sketch out design concepts for the new garden area.
Design and give cost estimates for the irrigation system.
Sketch out concepts for the larger landscape.
Address some of the main concerns for water usage and weed control.
Get cost estimates for a greenhouse attached to the south side of the main garage.
The main objective of this project is to think through, design, organize and prioritize the daily operation and future development of a local 7 acre vegetable farm using permaculture design methods.
Main objectives include:
- Create an overall farm plan and map
- Update the vegetable farming methods
- Improve the windbreak / edible hedge
- Chicken zone design and perennials
- Generate income
- Choose and develop plans for perennial crops
- Develop a plan for implementing education on the farm including internships
- Choose and plan the vegetable crops
- Must be ready for spring planting
This recent project was done with the intent of making a very clear final map with exact species selection and placement. The project will be installed in phases as time and energy permits. It includes the design and install of a low pressure gravity fed drip irrigation system.
This suburban garden is 100% custom designed and hand made.
For ease of access and maintenance raised garden beds are an excellent choice. These boxes are designed to be ‘double reach’, or one arm’s length reach to the middle of the […]
Project Brief: Design and install site specific edible and drought-proof landscaping for Western Colorado.
Features: Full property drip irrigation. Grape Trellis. Extensive mulching. Fruit and nut trees, berries and ornamental accents.
Project brief: Design and implement a small permaculture forest garden.
Features: Edible native/drought tolerant hedge with companion understory. Hillside terraces for main crops. Mixed fruit and nut trees. Berries and extensive garden beds. In-ground and overhead irrigation system.