I love wildlife, but I don’t love sharing my garden spoil with them. Even with a half-acre main preservation garden, a herd of deer can wipe all our hard work out in no time. These raised bed planters were not only cheap and easy to make, but they’ve saved our strawberries from getting eaten by […]
Finding food-producing plants that are also useful in other ways is a great joy of mine. Many culinary herbs, for example, are not only delicious and nutritious, but they may also attract beneficial insects or deter pests. These four shrubs will not only provide berries for you, but also produce nitrogen to fertilize the garden.
Many ornamental and wild fruits are overly tart and seedy when eaten fresh, but become sweet and mellow when made into jelly. Here are five berry-producing plants that are easy to grow and a few ideas for making and using a mixed-fruit jelly.
Growing black raspberries is a simple and rewarding experience, and they behave quite well in the small-scale, edible landscape. Here’s how to grow them.
Learn how to train and prune black raspberries for abundant harvests and a beautiful edible landscape.