Location: Chemainus, Vancouver Island
Type: Extensive renovation of house and landscape
Challenges: Deer visitation, drainage issues.
Project description: This waterfront lot in Chemainus is situated in a quite neighborhood. The garden features a swale, mixed tree, shrub, and perennial planting areas, a lawn alternative, Stone slab stairs, fencing and a ocean side patio with fire pit, fenced vegetable and cut flower garden.
Objective: The home owner wanted to create a low maintenance, low input edible landscape, with a fenced vegetable garden and oceanside patio and fire pit. We went to work and created a lush, low maintenance, naturalistic deer resistant landscape design that fits in with the character of the home.