Location: Parksville, Vancouver Island
Type: Existing home, landscape renovation and permaculture landscape
Challenges: Sandy soil conditions, intense solar exposure in some areas
Project description: This project in Parksville is close to the Englishman river estuary. The garden features wood chip filled infiltration swales fed by collecting water from the roof, mixed edible and ornamental food forest planting,
Objective: The home owner wanted to create a pleasing permaculture landscape with a mixed food forest to support all life forms. The garden is the office/home of a trauma councilor.