Lawn to Food Forest

hugelkultur swale

Nature's remedy to a manicured lawn or old field is toward a diverse three-dimensional forest of herbs, shrubs, and trees. By working with nature to encourage desirable and edible perennials, our design harmonizes such things as size, form, shade, moisture, pH, compatibility, ease of maintenance, and more.

Conserve your soil and water by designing drainage improvements, swale design, ponds, and erosion controls ensures your personalized design includes suggestions on how to retain valuable soil and direct your rainfall. Ivan has designed many drainage systems in his 7 years as a water resources engineer.

Ivan has created a superb orchard for me and I have found him to be reliable, knowledgeable and very competent. I would highly recommend him to help you with edible landscaping design.

--Heather B