Hatchet & Seed – Edible Landscapes & Ecological Design, Victoria BC

Turning under-utilized landscapes into abundant edible ecosystems.

Partnering with home-owners, businessesmunicipalitiesplanners, farmers, community groups & developers to connect food, place and people in inspiring ways!

We assemble & lead crews of experienced designers, organic landscapers, tree-planters, machine operators, permaculturalists & green builders to create edible organic landscapes.

Serving Greater Victoria, the Saanich Peninsula, the Southern Gulf Islands, as well as design consulting throughout Vancouver Island.

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The Faces Behind The Work

We are a family-run consulting, design & project management business, based in the Victoria, BC. We also have a wide variety of sub-contractors that we use to get jobs done! Give us a call to discuss how we might be a good fit for your project idea.

Permaculture Education

We find inspiration in working closely with natural systems and love to share the knowledge we've learned along the way. We offer a variety of workshops throughout the year, as well as open consultancies, tours, and design charette workshops for organizations. 

Upcoming Events & Workshops

Featured Projects

HCP Permaculture Garden

In 2017, we taught an Introduction to Permaculture at the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific through their Horticulture Technician Program. The final day was a 16 person permablitz to daylight a spring, dig a water retention pond and create a … Continued

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Nourish Kitchen Garden Room

Since August 2017, we’ve been working with Nourish Kitchen in Victoria to create an inspiring and abundant ‘edible garden room’ right outside the kitchen. Using existing wooden raised beds built by Bryce at Dreamweavers Collective, we added three self-watering ‘wicking beds’ … Continued

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Firestone Edible Landscape

The goal of this project was to create an inspiring, abundant and productive mixed garden for a family of five in North Saanich, BC. Starting with a multi-use pathway all the way around the 1 acre property, we then created … Continued

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Tayler was very quick to assess the site, our needs and to develop a work agreement that suited us all. We were thoroughly impressed by his practical knowledge of landscape design as well as business professionalism & project management.

The design and installation of our edible landscape solved drainage issues by putting excess water to use in a food-producing ‘blueberry bog’. We witnessed a very high attention to detail and a respect for our needs as clients. The work site was kept tidy and clean between work phases. We are thrilled with our new food producing yard!

David Grove & Gwen Snyder, Royal Bay Bakery
Happy clients - David & Gwen

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