Edible Landscaping:
Design A Yard That Feeds You

Invest in a tasteful yard -- create your own edible landscaping

We spend time, money and energy working on our yards, only to get lawn clippings in return. Why not create a beautiful, well-manicured yard that gives you organically-grown food instead?

Whether you have been gardening for decades or are a complete beginner, you can create lovely, polished landscaping using food plants -- even in the front yard.

Learn how to design your own edible landscape ...

... using your favorite herbs, fruits and vegetables ...

... healthy, chemical-free yards for your children and grandchildren to play in -- while they learn where real food comes from ...

... a sustainable, productive, gorgeous, and well-designed ecosystem ...

... showing your neighborhood how beautiful and elegant a food garden can be ...

... creating a truly tasteful landscape, one that you can be proud to entertain in, year round.

Get the help you need ...

... local businesses that specialize in designing, installing and/or maintaining home edible gardens ...

... advice and support for your questions and concerns ...

... a community of edible landscape artists, who love creating beautiful food gardens as much as you do.

Here you'll find:

  • ideas for landscaping with edible plants ...
  • lists of edible flowers ...
  • descriptions of ornamental fruit and vegetables (and how to prepare them!) ...
  • information about edible annuals and perennials ...
  • plants that love shade ...
  • ... and how to keep your edible front yard landscaping neat and tidy (it's easier than you think!)

If you like, you can follow my journal (opens a new browser) as I convert my own yard from bland and boring to deliciously eatable.

Featured Garden

Submitted by Toni from Alameda, CA (US)

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Your comments ...

... one of the most attractive and useful garden related sites I know of ...  Charles Tutt

I enjoyed your pages because they had REAL information ... and in-depth info. Not the usual surface stuff which leaves you with so many questions still unanswered. Great job! Amy Crawford

Thanks for your work. I believe people like you will be instrumental in helping environmentally conscious people survive into the future. Keli

What I'm most excited about is finding a community of creative and like-minded people who think that vegetables are BEAUTIFUL works of nature's art and deserve to be on display in their full glory!  Lisa Kiefert-Inzerillo

I have been brought up with the consciousness of using resources wisely and am happy to see you are doing such a great job at it!  Irene

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