Transforms the basement area of a recently-demolished house into a series of stepped raingarden tiers.
A set of guiding principles for preparing any lot for a happy, healthy, and lower maintenance future.
A people-friendly green infrastructure solution that creates flexible spaces for neighborhood gatherings and manages stormwater on site.
A new, neighborhood-scaled infrastructure designed to better manage snow as it accumulates.
A graceful double-lot solution for ongoing stormwater education and social events.
This underground water storage tank is a long-term solution to save money and water, reduce risk of basement flooding, and contribute to the health of our Great Lakes waterways.
Create habitat and improve biodiversity with this set of guiding principles for managing an existing forest patch or emergent stand of trees.
Photo © Erin Kelly, Lambert, Rotherstien & Associates.
Embrace the poor quality rocky soils of commercial lots in Detroit with this mix of succulents in a range of painterly colors and textures.
Make money with trees over time with this hedge-organized space for growing and selling trees within neighborhoods.
Photo © Erin Kelly, Lambert, Rotherstien & Associates
Neighborhood-friendly tapestry of small and large trees reduces mowing maintenance and creates energy savings.
This theatre of seasonal design features four ornamental trees, each crowned by a seasonal rain garden.
Improve soil quality on your bald lot with this suite of low cost and low maintenance groundcovers.
This maple tree mix creates beautiful shade, fall color, and offers routes to wealth creation over time.
Photo © Ernst Conservation Seeds
Very affordable mix of warm and cold season grasses provides habitat and nesting grounds for birds.
Photo CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Peter Gorman