Design and Tour of MWP Home Residence

Here is the latest presentation and virtual tour of how our residential property has evolved over the last 15 years.

    • This is a live presentation given during one of our recent (2022) online PDC courses.
    • Plenty of before and after photos with quite detailed explanations.
    • Includes candid questions from our students. 

Below is the full design map should you wish to study it more closely. Click on the picture to enlarge and zoom in on any details that interest you.

Click Here to View a PDF of Each Layer as it Develops
or Download to your own computer by right clicking, then – ‘Save link as…’ 

Here are a few of the Before and After photos you will find in the presentation.

Home Before Permaculture Design
Looking up our  Front Sidewalk 2017 – We have just over 100 useful or edible species of plants now.

Once the water harvesting system has been designed then we design for:
* Access (Key paths and walkways)
* Planting areas and grow beds
* Specific plant species – often forming compatible polycultures (guilds) in layers consisting of trees, shrubs, herbs, root crops and other dynamic plants and ground covers.

Front yard – year 1
Front yard – year 10
Rain garden #1 with PDC course students who dug all three rain gardens and installed our property-line berm for gooseberries and currants.
Rain garden #1 – year 10
Front yard rain gardens – year 1
Year 10
Aquaponics system off our front porch provides greens all summer and the enjoyment of trickling water, lots of bathing birds and lovely fish.

Hope you enjoyed these.

We teach all of the basic elements of how to create a yard like this in our Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) courses and our Property Design Mini Courses. Please join us sometime.

Schedule of Upcoming Trainings Here

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