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

Winterizing Your Garden

To prepare for the cooler weather, it’s always a great idea to start thinking about what the plants in your garden will need to be protected against cold nights and hard freezes. This will also have you set up for easier planting and more bountiful harvests the following year if you’re keeping an edible garden. … Continue reading