Backyard Food Forest (and adventure-zone)
Backyard Food Forest (and adventure-zone)
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1600 Taylor St., Little Rock, Arkansas, US
(501) 225-1323
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate

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Backyard Food Forest (and adventure-zone)

Project Type

Urban, Residential

Project Summary

Reclaim landfill to establish visual order and subsequent use as a food forest.

Project Description

One acre backyard shared by two property owners historically in discord over its use. Reestablished soil from eroded sections by building a drainage channel and setting up a series of seven shelfs on a steep slope leading to a creek below. Changing the direction of the sheet run off and providing deposition areas enabled me to revise the flow of the creek and avoid a bottleneck. A natural log bridge is planned to enable visitors access to both sections and provides a more neighborly, child friendly vista from a cul-de-sac at the entry.


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