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Cheryl & Curtis' Backyard Beauty
Cheryl & Curtis' Backyard Beauty
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Calgary, Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, CA
Climate zone:
Cold Temperate

Eoghan O'Driscoll Collins Greg Morrison Leslie Waldner Maddie Hoffmann Starr Brainard
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Cheryl & Curtis' Backyard Beauty

Project Type

Urban, Residential

Project Summary

Backyard transformation including swales on contour, rainwater harvesting, woodchip pathways, raised beds and Hugel Kultur beds, an herb spiral surrounded by beautiful rocks. Next year there will be an addition to the deck along with some vertical gardening elements.

Project Description

We built the best looking Herb Spiral ever! Dug ditches on contour to create Swales connected to rainwater harvesting system to hydrate the backyard and naturally water the Raised Beds then filled the swales with wood chips for the pathways. Built a beautiful Hugelkultur Bed that has a bonus beehive residing in it. Gave more definition and flow to the yard and it turned out beautifully. What fun we had and the food - wow!


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