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.
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.
I often get asked how much time and energy it takes to have my garden. Most are surprised when I tell them that my busiest times are at the beginning and end of the growing season but there isn’t much in between. That’s not to say that I don’t go out there every.single.day because I […]