Nature's handiwork, meticulously personalized

Using a holistic approach tailored to fit each of our client's own creative visions, Green Roots Environmental Design creates balanced and productive environments inspired and informed by the natural systems we observe.

Low Maintenance & Ecological Landscapes

  • drought tolerant plantscapes
  • native plantscapes
  • lawn reduction and alternatives
  • water conscious landscapes
  • rain gardens
  • passive irrigation
  • water catchment: cisterns, rain barrels, ponds
  • permeable hardscapes
  • green roofs and green walls
  • Low Impact Development (LID)
  • energy conscious landscapes, passive solar
  • comprehensive soil health
  • organic pesticide and fertilizer alternatives

Sustainable Agriculture

  • organics
  • cover crops
  • crop rotation
  • Bio-intensive techniques

Ecological Restoration

  • erosion control
  • surface runoff pollution management
  • stormwater best management practices (BMPs)
  • invasive plant species management and removal
  • habitat restoration

Urban Agriculture

  • raised beds
  • food forests
  • herb spirals
  • greenhouses
  • chicken keeping
  • Apiculture (bee keeping)
  • companion planting
  • composting
  • square foot gardening
  • soil building

Fine Gardening

  • Arboriculture
  • Viticulture
  • harvesting, pruning and deadheading
  • weeding
  • planting
  • raking, sweeping
  • composting
  • fertilizing
  • integrated pest management (IPM)

Edible, Native, Medicinal, and Low-Maintenance Plant Varieties


Ancient and Mythical Plant Lore and Uses


Adaptive Reuse and Repurposing

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