Nanaimo Acreage Permaculture
Location: Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
Type: New home and permaculture landscape
Challenges: Deer visitation, compacted ground, poor soils, water supply for irrigation.
Project description: This acreage in Nanaimo is surrounded by rural and ALR properties. The garden features wood chip filled infiltration swales, mounded fruit tree planting areas, food forest planting, ornamental plantings, lawn alternative along pasture management.
Objective: The home owner wanted to create a highly productive permaculture landscape with privacy belt, food forest, annual cropping beds and some ornamental planting.