Restaurant Patio gardens & maintenance


Most restaurants have at least a patio or court yard that can accommodated a useful size herb bed or edible flowers box. Planting just a handful of culinary or cocktail herbs can create a unique opportunity for your eatery to showcase the chef or bartender talents on site!Base culinary vegetables and herbs like radish, carrots, onions, garlic, chives, parsley, sage, oregano, mint and thyme  can be grown in quantities useful to a restaurant kitchen.

Once Urban Dirt installs and plants your garden you may decide you need a bit of help along the way. We offer weekly, monthly and seasonal maintenance plans to work alongside of you or to manage the garden fully. (Pest management, water/irrigation, seasonal planting and education).
In some cases we do soil sample tests and micro climate mapping for optimum growing conditions if a larger space is available. SEE Mini farm garden below.

$175 up and a month for weekly visits to restaurant locations

Based on number of planters and needs of client as well as location of visit. 



Commercial Micro Farm gardens

HOA's / Corporate Campus / Restaurants

As  way to make your commercial location a "hyper-local" food source, consider building an onsite micro-farm garden. This concept is productive and can provide:
1) supplement seasonal produce and fresh herbs to your kitchen
2) add "green" value or boost a LEED program for an HOA community
3) add a niche option to a corporate wellness or nutrition program

In an urban commercial setting it is possible to situate 3, 6, or 9 ect. production garden beds.
 What to step-up your culinary impact, add a healthy lifestyle values to your corporate campus, or offer a unique green experience for home owners, then consider creating a micro farm garden for your location.

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Determine where in your yard to plant edibles to be the most successful. Not everything needs to be in a traditional row by row garden. You can use micro climate mapping to create an edible landscape that both looks beautiful and is useful to your kitchen. Many plants thrive in unconventional spaces yet we are trained to think that vegetables and herbs need to be "off" by themselves. 
Micro climate mapping divides the yard into zones then creates a list of edible plants that grow well in those zones.
You get the color zone map, the plant growing list along with irrigation needs and suggestions. 
 $125. Purchase and schedule here.

Based on the square footage of your home foot print and the number of downspouts available your will get a water collection report. You will get a resource list for help in the purchase decision of rain collection materials as well as how to use the rain water in your garden.
                                                                                                                       Included in Mapping Session // $55 stand alone
$145 Comprehensive soil test
Soil tests are sent to commercial lab for analysis. Review of suggested amendments and where to buy materials given in a full comprehensive report. Amendment formula is specific to your test results.
$55 Test results amendment chart

If you already have a soil test worksheet, we can evaluate and give you a suggested formula using locally available and region specific amendments.