Out-of-control runoff kept this Decatur family’s home in constant danger of damaging water. By installing rain gardens and implementing wise water management techniques, we used the tenets of permaculture and regenerative landscaping to protect their property.
Even tiny spaces, if intentionally designed, can grow food, manage water, and have room to gather. Here’s what we did to transition a compact backyard into a productive urban garden. BEFORE: This mostly sunny tiny backyard receives lots of water from the house and the neighbors, and was originally planted with unused lawn and lots […]