Design packages include:
Consultation and assessment of your space
General layout options and collaboration to arrive at a concept you like
A fully developed, scaled design utilizing plants appropriate for the light, soil and moisture conditions of the space, including a detailed plant key. You will be able to use this document to implement your design.
For plans including perennials, you will receive a basic tip sheet including need-to-know care info
For plans that are primarily edible, you will receive a detailed plant map; plant list with specific varieties and quantities; a planting and harvesting timeline; care tips; and harvesting notes.
Optionally, you can choose to add a watercolor rendition of your design for $80. Artwork is done on a 9x12” sheet of 140 lb cold pressed watercolor paper.
You can use your design package as a guide for your own DIY project, or utilize our installation services to implement it. While we specialize in edibles, your design can certainly include all sorts of other plants and flowers to suit your style. Packages start at $150, but prices vary based on the size and complexity of the project. Below are just a few examples of the possibilities. Contact us to discuss your unique situation!
Example 1: Single Garden Bed
It doesn’t have to be complicated to add some edibles into your landscape, and it doesn’t have to be an eyesore either! This front yard bed will be tucked into the blank corner alongside the driveway and street, adding both beauty and productivity. Included are cherries, currants, rhubarb, a variety of herbs and even edible flowers! In addition to these edibles, a handful of perennials will add color and interest throughout the season. All were selected according to the client’s taste and for their resistance to deer and rabbits, since this area will not be fenced.
Example 2: Enclosed Edible Garden
Do you want to grow all varieties of delicious food without feeding the neighborhood rabbit and deer population? If so, an enclosed edible garden may be the right choice for you. We will talk about what foods you enjoy, how much maintenance you can handle, and any special features you would like. This contour garden (designed to mitigate excess water flow into the yard) was designed for clients with limited time to spend planting a garden. With this in mind, half of the space is dedicated to edibles that will come back every year, including asparagus, blueberries, strawberries and rhubarb. Flowers for cutting are incorporated throughout, and a pole bean tipi is tucked in the corner for the kids to enjoy (right next to the strawberries and cherry tomatoes for easy snacking!).
Example 3: Backyard Makeover
So many people are yearning for a space that just draws them in. Creating a plan for an entire portion of your property gives you an opportunity to have just that. Balance, flow, and visual interest, along with the edibles that invite curiosity and exploration, can transform a square patch of turf into a place you and your guests love to be. This plan is for a relatively small backyard, but there is still plenty of room for flowers, edibles, and open space for kids to play. This is also a great example of how the practicality of raised garden beds (shown at the top of the plan) can be incorporated into an overall landscape plan. Raise them up a couple feet and it’s a great way to protect your veggies from rabbits without the need for fencing.