Working with your new environment

Once you settle in your local environment, you can work with that environment to make it more hospitable to the plants you want to grow.

What to plant in your environment.  A wide variety of plants can be grown in Chatham County; however, the ability of these plants to thrive may depend on conditions that exist in your garden and landscape.

Soil Improvement is perhaps the most effective way to improve your garden and landscape.  We will direct you to effective methods to improve the physical and chemical properties of your soil.

Controlling pests and weeds is unfortunately needed in this region since there are many creatures that want a share of your plants and many undesirable plants are well adapted to grow in the same conditions enjoyed by desirable plants

Permaculture is a holistic approach to designing spaces for growing things in harmony with your environment that focuses on permanence and sustainability.