︎ Location Chicago, IL
︎ Timespan 2022–2023
︎ Client Homeowners & Stewards

  • New property owner seeking help with tiny homestead on formerly industrial property.
  • Researched and surveyed land for 150 year long history of industrial use;
  • Indentified plant communities, sampled and tested soil at lab, conducted microscopy;
  • Assessed landscape and developed plan with client around appropriate passive areas, growing areas, food plots and pollination plots;
  • Selected plant species appropriate to soil conditions, including native plant palette selection and siting recommendations;
  • Guided compost and soil amendment choices and application.

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