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Saratoga CA

This residential food forest and water retention system makes use of the massive amount of impervious surfaces directly above it. 800gal of tank storage was installed on the back of the house. The overflows from the tanks feed the swale system, along with the large driveway above the top swale.


Hardiness Zone: 8b


  • Swale system

  • Rain tanks

  • Drip irrigation 

  • Food forest 

  • Sheet mulch 

  • Cover crop 

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