This garden has evolved for just over 12 years since the owners, Mim and Paul, moved in. They run a landscape design and construction business, and the garden provided an opportunity to express creativity and experiment with ideas and plants. It started as a place to practice their trades, learn, play, entertain and be an example of how a sustainable and productive garden can also be beautiful and functional.
The arrival of their first child set them on a new trajectory. They ask “How do we expect our children to care for this planet if they have never had the opportunity to fall in love with the wonders that it holds?” So outdoor play, mud, dirt, chickens, bees, homemade pizza, flowers, bugs, and herbal potion are now essential aspects of garden activities.
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