Every inch of an entire landscape holds a rich ecosystem of plants and animals. We work across a range of scales, from private gardens to entire fields, to help you to enjoy the benefits that those plants and animals can bring you.
Since this is the very first service that our company began offering many moons ago, we have a long history of projects based on our work in restoring, protecting, or creating and managing these ecosystems on your own landscape.
We are based in Southeastern Ontario and have extended our services to operate all the way up to Mid-Northern Ontario to complete these services :)
Butterfly gardens provide habitat for bees, beneficial insects, and of course butterflies - all of which help with pollination.
They take 2-3 years to establish
Native gardens are filled with species that have thrived in your geographic location for a LONG time. They often become homes for species that have lost their own homes.
They take 3-5 years to establish
Food gardens are a great way to turn your lawn into an area that is both beautiful and productive for your dinner plate. Filled with perennial foods that you can enjoy for years to come.
They take 2-5 years to establish
For sites 1acre - 50acres, your entire landscape can become a food producing ecosystem that feeds itsel. We are planning, planting, and management experts at sites that can grow up to 50 different species of foods!
They take 1-5 years to establish because of their mix of both annual and perennial species
Got Garlic mustard?
Having a Hog weed Heart-Attack?
We have worked with them all. For smaller locations, we are your angels for hand removal of invasives.
This service has surrounding plants singing your praises almost within days after the removal of invasive species.
An old technique with a modern name, analog forests mimic the structure of natural forests. The cool thing about them is that they are filled with species that are useful for you, or realistically your kids, in the future.
They take 3+ years to establish.
Far gardens and agriculture, our consultations cover 2hrs. We work one on one with you to outline a plan for you to bring your needs to reality, including locations for plants, types of plants, plant requirements, sources for plants, and expected outcomes
For forests and restoration sites, our consultations cover 2hrs. For these, we work with you closely on identifying plants and identifying management plans towards your specific goals.
Cost: $120-$500/project *Must complete a consultation service, the cost of which is waived for the completion of a management plan
Management plans are custom created for your unique landscape. Each plan includes details on your pre-site survey, proposed work, sourcing for materials, costs, maintenance, and evaluation plans to measure your success and make better informed decisions on managing your site into the future.
Often times, we can couple these services with our project support and aerial imaging services on a case by case basis in order to provide you with professional information that will help you to achieve your project goals.
Cost: $40-$90/hr + cost of materials
For gardens this includes garden establishment (if needed), planting, and initial watering.
For Forest and restoration sites, this includes harvesting (vegetation), replanting (reforestation), invasive species removal and safe disposal.
This is a unique sub-service we offer in the spring where plants are removed from areas where they are not wanted then are moved to areas where they are.