Rhubarb pie might not be as photogenic as apple pie, but in combination with toasted walnut crust and homemade vanilla ice cream, it is Mr. Locust Blossom’s favorite. (Recipe and gluten free option provided.) Also, if you have never seen a rhubarb plant go to seed, take a look. It’s simply stunning.
There are a lot of useful edibles that are mentioned in the Little House books. Here are some of the plants that Ma and Laura grew that are perfect for your edible landscaping garden.
The vision of a backyard vegetable garden conjures up visions of rectangular raised beds in full sun. Learning the basics of an edible forest garden helped me learn how to grow lots of produce in a sloping, shady, not-ideal-for-gardening, backyard.
Take a tour of our edible landscape, where we mixed edibles into the landscape that is neighbor-approved.
Edible landscaping is an easy way to grow food while keeping a front yard beautiful and tidy. Based on lessons I learned from keeping an edible front yard for five years, this article will help you create a bountiful edible landscape.
Permaculture is a buzz word that is heard frequently in gardening and homesteading circles, but what does it mean? In this article I will define permaculture (as I see it) and share resources for learning more.