Chemainus Acreage Permaculture
Location: Chemainus, Vancouver Island
Type: New home and permaculture landscape
Challenges: Deer visitation, compacted ground, meet DNC infiltration requirements, water supply for irrigation.
Project description: This acreage in Chemainus is surrounded by rural and ALR properties. The garden features wood chip filled infiltration swales, mounded fruit tree planting areas, pond, rainwater harvesting system, food forest planting and lawn alternative along with concrete unit paver patio, flagstone path, and greenhouse.
Objective: The home owner wanted to create a highly productive permaculture landscape with food forest, annual cropping beds and a greenhouse.