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Comprehensive Site Analysis (CSA)

Available To All Georgia Residents! 

Our Comprehensive Site Analysis (CSA) report gives you a plethora of instrumental data about to your unique property. Beyond data, this report will also provide you with guiding permaculture design principles to utilize in your landscaping endeavors. The price for this service is a one-time payment of $150. If your goal is long-term stewardship, our report is a continually redeemable asset that will serve you for many years to come.

For Residents under 10 miles from Downtown Atlanta

Your CSA comes with an in-person consultation, follow-up install quote, and a landscape sketch. Keep in mind, a full $150 rebate will be credited to your invoice if you purchase a minimum of $1,000 in services within 30 days of receipt of your quote.

For Residents of Georgia

Your CSA report comes with an optional 30-minute virtual call with our lead designer to go over the data and your goals. We cannot offer installation services beyond 10 miles from downtown Atlanta.

More About Our CSA Reports

CoFo is guided by permaculture ethics and principles, and central to the permaculture design process is understanding what is already happening with a site before considering a design. Analyzing "sectors" - a permaculture concept that refers to external, uncontrollable elements like climate, ecology, hydrology, topography, and society - allows us to gain this understanding, and enables better integration and capitalization of these elements in order to meet the desired goals of a client's property. (To learn more about the permaculture approach, see pgs. 1-2 in the CSA). CoFo's CSA report utilizes a number of geological data-gathering websites and software programs to compile important information about the below "sectors" that affect a client's property. It empowers both the consultants and clients with the information they need to approach site design in an ecologically-friendly and efficient way that works with, rather than against, nature. 

Sector data featured in the CSA includes:  
    • Watershed Maps (pgs. 3-4) - shows the "mini" and larger watersheds a client's property sits within. 
    • Site Topography (pg. 5) - shows the contour lines and slope of a client's property.
    • Soil (pg. 6) - shows the soil series type(s) present on a client's property, which affect the soil's organic matter (OM), clay & sand content, percolation rate, and pH. 
    • Wind (pg. 7) - shows the direction and speed of prevailing summer and winter winds.
    • Annual Temperatures & Precipitation (pg. 8) - shows annual and monthly averages for high and low temperatures, as well as annual precipitation.
    • Sun Angles (pg. 9) - shows the angle of the sunrise & sunset on the shortest (winter solstice) and longest (summer solstice) days of the year.