Location: Lantzville, Vancouver Island
Type: Extensive renovation of landscape
Challenges: Deer visitation, drainage issues, water supply for irrigation.
Project description: This 1/2 acre landscape is situated in a quiet neighborhood in Lantzville. The garden features a large gravel basin and catch basin,conveyance swale, pergola, privacy screen, concrete unit pavers, mixed edible landscape, and a rainwater harvesting system.
Objective: The home owner wanted to create an edible landscape and outdoor entertainment area along with addressing some serious drainage issues caused by a steep rocky slope in the rear of the property. Water run-off from this area was not prevsiouly un planned and posed a threat to the house during extreme rain events.