Looking for permaculture gardener for small residential project in Ottawa
Hello, I have recently moved and need help 1) setting up a gardening space on my balcony and 2) preparing a raised bed on the terrace that I can then maintain on my own.
You will be paid for your time and reimbursed for any necessary direct expenses (e.g. seeds, mulch). I live in Sandy Hill and have access to a few gardening tools. We will agree on a budget ahead of time.
1) Balcony (dimensions, photo) – east-facing
I have mobility issues, so you would need to source the materials for me. Recycled/salvaged materials are strongly preferred. While we will discuss the design and needs analysis together, I would really like to include some of the following features:
Small evergreens (to help block street light, etc)
2) Terrace raised bed (dimension, photo) – full sun exposure
I am taking over someone else’s plot so there’s no need to build anything here, just to start a good mulch. The raised bed is on the roof and exposed to sunlight all day so needs great moisture retention strategies. Some of my ideas for this site include:
Perennials: e.g. asparagus, rhubarb, etc.
The rest is up for discussion.
To apply, please provide:
1- A brief introduction to yourself and why this project interests you.
2- An estimated timeline for the project based on your experience and an estimated budget that includes your hourly rate.
3- Other ideas, design and vision for the balcony and terrace.