rural farmhouse ecosystem

key stats $ 55 K starting budget 2 ac lot size 10 primary features 790 plants installed 68 different species project story Molly, her husband, and her 3 very small children moved into the property this past September. In her words, she is “not a farmer or gardener in the least” and the previous owners […]

rural habitat in ohio

key stats $ 40 K starting budget 2 ac lot size 4 primary features 366 plants installed 90 different species project story Doug moved to the countryside on 2 acres and wanted to create a habitat that would attract a variety of wildlife, feed pollinators, and create enough fruit and vegetables that he could eat […]

suburban secret garden

key stats $ 16 K starting budget 0.25 ac lot size 9 primary features 424 plants installed 75 different species project story Leigh wanted to create a “secret garden” of native perennials and some food in her backyard. Her home is in a newer development where most of the topsoil has been stripped away and […]

tiny space, big ecosystem

key stats $ 8 K starting budget 0.1 ac lot size 4 primary features 24 plants installed 8 different species project story Sam’s yard is tiny, but she wanted it to become her tiny little slice of privacy and abundance. She now feels like she lives in a little fairy grotto, removed from the city. […]