Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden by Niki JabbourGroundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden by Niki Jabbour

Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your Garden

byNiki Jabbour

Paperback | March 25, 2014

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Follow your zany muse and get creative with your vegetable garden. Niki Jabbour brings you 73 novel and inspiring food garden designs that include a cocktail garden featuring all the ingredients for your favorite drinks, a spicy retreat comprising 24 varieties of chile peppers, and a garden that’s devoted to supplying year-round salad greens. Created by celebrated gardeners, each unique design is accompanied by both plant lists and charming anecdotes. This fully illustrated collection glitters with off-beat personality and quirkiness.

Niki Jabbour is the award-winning author of Niki Jabbour’s Veggie Garden Remix, The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, and Groundbreaking Food Gardens. Her work is found in Fine Gardening, Garden Making, Birds & Blooms, Horticulture, and other publications, and she speaks widely on food gardening at events and shows across North America. S...
Title:Groundbreaking Food Gardens: 73 Plans That Will Change the Way You Grow Your GardenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:March 25, 2014Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:161212061X

ISBN - 13:9781612120614

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Groundbreaking food gardens A great book to give great insights and ideas as to how you can make different vegetable gardens. I wouldn't say it is necessarily groundbreaking, but it does have great ideas.
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So many ideas, how to choose? So many wonderful plans and tips. A nice read for any gardener when they're planning and dreaming of the next gardening season.
Date published: 2017-10-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lots of plans! Beautiful graphics, though I expected more from the book.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great ideas in here! definitely loved flipping through the different layout ideas!
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Found ideas for food rotation and planting And some more ideas about planning my vegetable garden
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Found it useful for vegetable rotation and some other ideas how to design a garden.
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 2 out of 5 by from It was okay I did not pick up any practical tips I could use in my own gardening.
Date published: 2017-01-15

Table of Contents


About the Contributors

Urban Farmscape - Patti Marie Travioli

Culinary Herbs for Beginners - Susan Appleget Hurst

Pollinator-Friendly Raised Bed - Paul Zammit

Beautiful Balcony Edibles - Andrea Bellamy

Southern-Style Backyard Farm - Carolyn Binder

Edibles on a Patio - Donna Balzer

American Potager - Jennifer R. Bartley

Eggs & Everything - Jessi Bloom

Fig-Pig Patio - Steven Biggs

Critter Control - Karen Chapman

Eat Your Yard - Nan K. Chase

Partially Shaded Vegetables - Marjorie Harris

Sidebar: Windy City Harvest 

Small Space Beds - The Chicago Botanic Garden

The Circle of Life - Emma Cooper

Sunburst Veggie Garden - Shawna Coronado

Sidebar: Living Walls

Formal Herb Garden - Kate Copsey

Chile Lover's Garden - Dave DeWitt

Starter Kitchen Garden - Roger Doiron

Sidebar: Lasagna Gardening 

Formal Kitchen Garden - Ellen Ecker Ogden

Grocery Garden - Jenks Farmer

Backyard Orchard - Colby Eierman

Front-Yard Foraging - Sarah Elton

Canner's Garden - Daniel Gasteiger

Slow-Food Garden - Laura Henderson

Power Foods - Dan Jason

Heirloom Sampler - Marie Iannotti

Wildlife-Friendly Garden - Tammi Hartung

Hanging Gutters - Jayme Jenkins

Modern Truck Garden - Leslie Land

Vintage Victory Garden - Lamanda Joy

Asian Vegetables - Wendy Kiang-Spray

Garden Squares for Kids - Karen Liebreich and Jutta Wagner

Urban Homestead - Theresa Loe

Teaming with Microbes - Jeff Lowenfels

Urban Shade Garden - Kathy Martin

Edible Knot Garden - Karen Atkins

Vertical Vegetables - Rhonda Massingham Hart

Culinary Courtyard - Rachel Mathews

Concrete & Steel Garden - Laura Mathews

Front-Yard Suburban Farm - Chris McLaughlin

Southern Spring Garden - Dee Nash

Founding Fathers Garden - Teresa O'Connor

Terraced Hillside - Barbara Pleasant

Edible Hedge - Charlie Nardozzi

Italian Heritage Garden - Doug Oster

Community Plot - Michael Nolan

Edible Cutting Garden - Debra Prinzing

Biodynamic Farm - Mac Mead

Garlic Sampler - Liz Primeau

Rooftop Farm - Colin McCrate and Hilary Dahl

Gourmet Containers - Renee Shepherd and Beth Benjamin

Cocktail Garden - Amy Stewart and Susan Morrison

Chicago Hot-Dog Garden - Amanda Thomsen

Upcycled Edible Patio - Jean Ann Van Krevelen

Pallet Garden - Joe Lamp'l

"Good Bug" Garden - Jessica Walliser

Elizabethan Garden - Stephen Westcott-Gratton

Sidebar: An Easy Way to Expand Your Existing Garden

Forager's Garden - Ellen Zachos

Water-Wise Herbs & More - Nan Sterman

Beat the Grocery Bill - Mark Cullen

Fall & Winter Vegetables - Niki Jabbour

52 Weeks of Salad - Michelle Chapman

Edible School Garden - Benjamin Eichorn

Backyard Brewer's - Rebecca Kneen

OTTO Pizza Garden - Toby Adams and Annie Novak

Year-Round Front-Yard Garden - Rebecca Sweet

Edible Campus - Vikram Bhatt

Backyard Beekeeper's Garden - Kenny Point

Best-Tasting Tomatoes - Craig LeHoullier


Plant List