Since Rosalind Creasy popularized the concept of landscaping with edibles a quarter-century ago, interest in eating healthy, fresh, locally grown foods has. As far back as , Rosalind Creasy was a pioneer in the field of edible landscaping. Her work has since revolutionized the way that many of. Edible landscaping is the use of food plants as design features in Image Source: Rosalind Creasy . ▫Inter-planting edible crops into existing landscape.
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Information about some unusual fruit and vegetable This book focuses on keeping an edible landscape aesthetically appealing more than maximizing food production. Rosalinv see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
She shares a ton of useful garden information for beginners, like how to make your own compost.
There were a few of these projects scattered throughout the book, exible I wanted a book of projects. May 30, Holly rated it it was ok. Pioneer of edible landscaping, Rosalind has a ton of good ideas and great pictures to help you plan your own landscape.
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Edible Landscaping by Rosalind Creasy
This edib,e new edition of Edible Landscaping is a must-read, a delicious call to re-envision our outdoor domestic spaces as both beautiful and bountiful. Love the landscaping ideas. She has nice photos of other edible landscapes for inspiration and includes plan views of several gardens to give you a feel of how things are laid out.
Return to Book Page. Sep 04, Amy rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is a gardening book worth pouring over.
A full-time gardening endeavor if you expect aesthetics to be important. Jun 28, Megan rated it really liked it Shelves: This would take less chemicals, less gas for transporta Pioneer of edible landscaping, Rosalind has a ton of good ideas and great pictures to help you plan your own landsxaping.
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Separate chapters detail how to design with herbs, vegetables, and fruits, berries, and nuts. Trivia About Edible Landscaping. Just read about this in today’s Washington Post.
It’s a gorgeous volume packed with lush photos that’ll have your mouth watering and your fingers itching to re-design your entire garden.
Creasy begins by sharing her story of having too shady a backyard rlsalind grow a vegetable or herb garden, so she decided to demolish her front lawn and come up with a landscape using plants that are both edible and attractive.
Now this highly anticipated new edition presents the latest design and how-to information in a glorious full-color format, featuring more than inspiring photographs.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Plus, it doesn’t have to look awful–Rosalind will show you how. This is a must have for anyone wanting to garden, thinking about gardening or you just want to slobber landscaipng Rosalind’s beautiful edible yard and photos of vegetable gardens.
Might be good if there was a flavor comparison for some of the more ornamental varieties that are suggested compared to the less ornamental ones that are typical. I highly recommend this book for anyone wanting to learn how to create a garden of Eden in their own backyard.
Since Rosalind Creasy popularized the concept of landscaping with edibles a quarter-century ago, interest in eating healthy, fresh, locally grown foods has swept across the nation.
While the original Edi I think I wore out the edition of Rosalind Creasy’s Edible Landscaping, which revolutionized my thinking about garden design: Rosalinv also contains the most helpful advice on the subject of gardening for aesthetics and harvest. Oct 19, Andrea rated it liked it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Covers basic plants and I learned about new plants. While it’s nice to see a book devoted to growing edibles in a pretty way, esible book has almost nothing about how to achieve that goal. Maybe I don’t know enough to make use of it; maybe I knew too much to find it enlightening. The following chart is the distillation of nearly three decades of my experience working with these plants, seeing them in landscapes and trial gardens throughout my travels, and doing extensive research on them.
Nov 27, Jamie marked it as to-read.