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Your Yard Has the Power to Reduce Pollution!

Our maintenance team takes great care to gently maintain the gardens entrusted to them, by using permaculture-inspired methods and hand tools as often as possible. When larger equipment is required, they use rechargeable battery pack blowers and mowers for everything from yard clean-ups and one-time projects to regular maintenance. Every garden visited deserves the careful … Continue reading

Think BIG! How GSI can manage big stormwater flows from Big Roofs by GrIP

Thursday, Oct. 18th from 2pm – 4pm we heard from RainWise program manager Tom Gannon about how GSI can manage big stormwater flows from “Big Roofs.” To be considered a “Big Roof,” the roof must exceed 2,000 sq ft. There was a wonderful turnout of community leaders and members interested in how we can work … Continue reading

Project Feature: Backyard Overhaul on Vashon Involving Future Plantings Space and Deer-Proof Fence

This client on Vashon was interested in a backyard overhaul that included a relaxing, low-maintenance garden space and lawn, additional room for planting perennials and fruit trees at their leisure, and a possibility of deer-proofing that didn’t feel like a prison. Lightweight metal gates were a great option, and we love how this project turned … Continue reading