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

Paperback | March 25, 2014

byNiki Jabbour

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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.

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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 ...

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Niki Jabbour set out to discover how and why popular gardeners are growing vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, grains, and herbs. The enthusiastic answers and innovative garden plans she received are as rich and varied as the plants being grown. Here are 73 garden designs from horticulturists, community gardeners, bloggers and print writers...

Niki Jabbour is the award-winning, best-selling author of The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener and Groundbreaking Food Gardens. She’s a food gardener and edibles expert who lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her work is found in Fine Gardening, Garden Making, Birds & Blooms, Horticulture and other publications, and she speaks widely on food g...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:March 25, 2014Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781612120614

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Table of Contents

Introduction


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

Resources

Plant List

Index