Transforming a Suburban Property: Removing a Driveway


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This is the third blog describing the 15-year transformation of our quarter-acre suburban property.

The previous blogs describe the site in more detail, along with reasons for making these changes, both practical and political. Another blog describes turning the garage into a living space, grass to garden and creating a food hedge along a fence line.

Please check out my website, Suburban Permaculture, where each project has a page with more explanation along with many photos documenting the changes. The website also has galleries of sites in the neighborhood, front yard gardens and notable permaculture and land use sites in the Northwest and beyond.

My place is in Eugene, Oregon. The property is flat. Good soil. The house has excellent solar access.

There was also a driveway that needed to go.



Loading Chunks Of Driveway.
Loading concrete. I kept some, my friend took some.

SP
5/15/2019 5:25:01 PM

Well obviously you were lucky that whoever originally poured the did not use rebar and mesh throught the entire slab. The sawing would not work if they had.


Doug
1/13/2015 7:32:23 AM

All of the pictures are missing...




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