We specialize in full-cycle edible and sustainable landscaping with an emphasis on chemical-free gardens. Every outdoor space we create contributes to protecting biodiversity; growing food, medicine, and pollinator habitat; building soil, and restoring the water cycle.
Our landscapes build natural soil fertility, manage water as a resource, and boast useful and native plant communities. We design around the specific needs and patterns of your land and provide creative solutions to common problems like drainage, poor soil quality, and high-input plantings.
Our sensitively designed landscapes mean your land can flourish in resilience.
Water cycle restoration is the foundation of ecological resilience. Our approach focuses on increasing your lands' ability to infiltrate water by earth contouring with swales and rain gardens as well as carefully selecting diverse plant communities which thrive in site-specific conditions.
By building lasting relationships with our clients through our consult-design-installation-caretaking process, we empower you to understand and interact with your landscape as you deepen your role as an environmental steward.
Once we have a shared vision and set of priorities from design, we will take you through value-engineering to develop budgets and phasing timelines. As a full service design/build firm, we bring projects through installation, that our team executes with vision, care and precision.
Here are some of the landscape elements we implement:
After our initial consultation, the design process begins with an extensive site assessment to understand the current conditions. Our designs are rooted in the unique language of each site, which we study during our site analysis and assessment. This allows us to work with the innate intelligence of the site and develop planting plans and water strategies that are elegant, creative, and site specific.
We begin each design + installation project with a consultation. During our time together, we can begin to generate ideas, hear about your vision and goals, and refine the project approach into a scope that suits your site, goals, and budget.
off-grid water systems
integrated animal systems
trellises and arbors
regenerative farming systems
We invite and encourage clients to join our caretaking crew for 1:1 caretaking coaching (reading the site, harvesting, working together) if they are available during our scheduled visit.
Regular caretaking visits may include any of the following tasks:
cleaning off hardscapes
rainwater harvesting maintenance
plant propagation deadheading
pruning trees & shrubs
trellising & training vines espalier
collect fallen brush & debris
manage debris piles for wildlife
fall leaf cleanup
add soil amendments
We believe maintenance is love. That's why we call it caretaking.
Our are designed to help you feel confident in reading and responding to your site, and to do the "heavy lifting" when needed. Whether you are hands-off and wanting help tending to you eco-paradise, or wanting to learn side-by-side with our team, we're here to help your garden thrive!
EcoLawns Atlanta is for Atlanta residents who want to maintain a meadow or a polyculture lawn with positive impact on the environment. We are thrilled to service your lawn using all electric equipment (zero emissions!), while also using all organic lawn care methods to build soil and support pollinators. Enroll in our bi-weekly service today to move away from toxic lawn care practices, and embrace truly diverse and organic ecological lawns!
Our work embodies the radical notion that our actions as humans can regenerate the health of the land, and we strive to empower you with the tools to transform conventional landscapes into beneficial ecosystems, in your own backyard.
We do this by offering free resources, tools, workshops, events, permaculture design courses, and volunteer opportunities.
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