what you can get

Explore the various kinds of ecosystems, their unique benefits, and additional components worth considering as a part of your project.

ecosystems

Pollinator garden wid

pollinator gardens

A lush diversity of mostly perennial, native flowering plants that bloom early spring through late fall to provide maximum food for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. Cut flowers year round and enjoy a beautiful winter garden! Also attracts beneficial insects that eat garden pests.

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Food Forest Guilds

Starting with fruit, nut, or supporting trees that will grow large (50+ ft. tall at maturity), layered underneath with subcanopy fruit, nut, or supporting trees (less than 30 ft. tall at maturity), layered with berry or supporting shrubs, and surrounded by supporting or edible herbaceous plants, vines, and rooting tubers.

Starting with fruit, nut, or supporting small trees (under 30 ft. tall at maturity), layered with berry or supporting shrubs, and surrounded by supporting or edible herbaceous plants, vines, and rooting tubers.

Starting with berry or supporting shrubs, surrounded by supporting or edible herbaceous plants, vines, and rooting tubers.

Bird wildlife habitat

wildlife habitat

Biodiverse native habitat ranging from dense forests to native grasses and forbs that your local birds and animals can eat and nest in.

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vegetable & herb gardens

The freshest, beyond-organic food you can possibly eat. Replanted seasonally with supporting stewardship package. Requires a pollinator garden or native ecosystem installed nearby for insect balancing.

Frog wetlands

ponds / rain gardens / wetland habitat

Native, beautiful wet soil and/or water loving plantings to create critical riparian habitat for frogs and water-loving creatures as well as clean and filter water and air and provide unique species of edible and medicinal plants.

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no-mow lawn replacement

Lush plantings that can mimic a “green carpet” or lawn and do not require mowing, irrigation or chemicals. Species selection and aesthetic options vary depending on local climate.

components

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Water Catchment

Rainwater keeps your soil healthier with chlorine-free water. It saves money too!

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waste digester

Turn your food scraps–even meat scraps, pet and human waste, and more into liquid fertilizer and cooking gas!

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compost station

Turn waste into soil with a convenient composting station.

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BEEHIVES

Now that you have a lot of native flowers, get some bees to pollinate your plants and make the healthiest honey.

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MUSHROOM PRODUCTION

Perhaps the most resilient and rewarding food to grow at home. A small shaded space can produce an abundance of delicious, fresh mushrooms.

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WILDLIFE FRIENDLY OUTDOOR LIGHTING

Lighting makes a space beautiful and functional, but most light spectrums harm insects and animals. This lighting is good for everyone!

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VERMICULTURE

Turn waste into soil with a convenient composting station.

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FARMBOT

Now that you have a lot of native flowers, get some bees to pollinate your plants and make the healthiest honey.

STRUCTURES & BARRIERS

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PLANTER BOXES

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WILDLIFE BARRIERS

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GREENHOUSES

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TRELLISES

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CHICKEN COOP

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BAT BOXES

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BIRD HOUSES

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PATHS & PAVERS