The Edible Landscape: Creating A Beautiful And Bountiful Garden With Vegetables, Fruits And Flowers by Emily Tepe

The Edible Landscape: Creating A Beautiful And Bountiful Garden With Vegetables, Fruits And Flowers

byEmily Tepe

Paperback | January 19, 2013

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As the fresh food revolution sweeps the nation, more and more people are seeking out delicious offerings from local growers. We have had our fill of tasteless, woody tomatoes from the far reaches of the globe and have begun tasting again—thanks to farmers’ markets and co-ops—the real flavors we remember from childhood.
Inspired by these events, people have started growing food in the most unlikely places, including rooftops, abandoned parking lots, and tiny balconies and backyards on average city streets. Individuals and families are taking up the trowel and discovering that gardening can be fun, fulfilling, and, ultimately, delicious. Far from sacrificing their ornamental flowers, creative gardeners can discover the joy of growing food in beautiful, thoughtful gardens overflowing with both color and flavor.
Creating an attractive and productive garden in your small space might seem impossible, but throughout this book, you’ll see examples of some wonderful things that can be done, from interesting plant combinations to unique structures and planting beds. If you can banish the thought that vegetables and fruits must be grown in rows and open up to the idea that a tomato plant can be a striking addition to your landscape plan, The Edible Landscape will help you explore some ideas for transforming your yard into a feast for both the eyes and the table.

About The Author

As a fruit researcher and a former exhibit designer and muralist, Emily Tepe looks at the world with both a practical and creative eye. Her appreciation for plants, design, good food, and the outdoors inspired her to bring these all together in The Edible Landscape. In 2009, she established an edible landscape demonstration garden ...

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Title:The Edible Landscape: Creating A Beautiful And Bountiful Garden With Vegetables, Fruits And FlowersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 10.25 × 9.88 × 0.38 inPublished:January 19, 2013Publisher:Voyageur PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0760341397

ISBN - 13:9780760341391

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The garden is returning home
Chapter 1: How to approach your edible landscape
Chapter 2: Success is in the details
Chapter 3: Creating the edible landscape
Chapter 4: Season of plenty
Chapter 5: Change of seasons
Chapter 6: Favorite plants for the edible landscape
Appendix: Selected plants for northern landscapes
Resources
Index

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"Lush with photographs of expertly landscaped small cottage gardens, (the) book is inspiring as well as useful." - Experience Life