The ‘Greendeal gardens’ is an interesting place to get inspiration on sustainable garden design.
This American site is sure to inspire you, too. Sustainablesites.org aims to inspire everyone to build their gardens sustainably. Managed by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI®), the SITES Accredited Professional, or SITES AP, credential establishes a common framework to define an individual’s knowledge in creating sustainable and resilient landscapes and other outdoor spaces. SITES APs also have the skills needed to support the SITES certification process, including participating in the design and development process, supporting and encouraging integrative design process, managing the application and certification process, and providing advocacy and education for SITES acceptance. You’ll also find a host of educators and tips and tricks for doing sustainable garden design.
Leed is another certification system in the US. Buildings consume energy and resources at an alarming rate. We can do better. LEED provides a framework for healthy, efficient, carbon and cost-effective green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability performance and is supported by an entire industry of dedicated organizations and individuals paving the way for market transformation. This fun tool will get you up and running in no time.