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How to grow spinach! What you need to know about growing spinach from seed in your edible landscaping.
Want some information about spinach before you try growing it in your edible landscaping? See some quick spinach facts to get you started.
Can growing spinach in edible landscaping be done? YES! I give you ideas on how to use spinach in your yard design, how to handle bolting, and more.
See the types of spinach, some spinach varieties, and places to buy spinach seeds for your edible landscaping.
Want to learn more about edible gardening? Try my free email newsletters with support, edible gardening design resources and more.
WHAT: 1st North American Permaculure Convergence WHEN: August 29-31, 2014 WHERE: Clarks Grove, Minnesota, an hour and a half south of Minneapolis.
Want to know how to make your own garden landscape design plans? This fun set of worksheets will help you. Click here to learn more!
For less than $1 a day you can have the edible landscaping of your dreams. Get my ebook to learn how.
Click here to see some gorgeous edible front yard gardens, the winners of our third annual international photo contest.
When we moved into our first home in November of 2012, I knew that my gardening adventures were about to begin. Gone were the days of killing basil in
We live in Nevada and water is precious, but my guest house lawn was a sloping mess. Too much water and still the grass wouldn't grow. First we cut the
Live in Wisconsin and need an edible landscape company? Find a professional in this listing of Wisconsin edible landscaping businesses.
An interview with landscape designer Heidi Schreiner about home landscape design and how to select landscaping businesses to design, install and maintain your edible landscape.
Here's THE edible flowers list for your garden! Choose from this list for edible flower arrangements, candied flowers, and edible flower recipes.
Need some vines to cover fences, trellises, and walls? Learn about the variety of edible vine plants for your home edible landscaping.
A list of British Columbia edible landscaping businesses to help you create your edible gardens.
Here's an assortment of great tomato cages for your edible gardens, with tips on using them in your designs. Sturdy, classy, in a variety of colors.
We put a few dwarf fruit trees in our front yard a few years ago. They were nice additions, and we got a few pears and apples from them, but they seemed
New York landscaping companies that specialize in edible landscaping, ready to help you with your yard.
Oasis Edible Landscaping of Oasis Permaculture Group specializes in home-scale ecological design. Adirondack inspired woodwork and garden elements
If you'd like to do edible landscaping but you're not sure how to start a garden, this short introduction to gardening for beginners will guide you in the right direction.
Be safe! Starting a garden with edible landscaping doesn't have to be difficult, but there are some things you might want to consider before you start digging ...
No edible landscape would be complete without trees. See the best types of trees for edible landscaping and learn how to take care of them.
Enthusiastic food growers and community builders, Valerie Kausen and Gary Heine, have created 34 online presentations to show you how growing your own food can change your life:
The presentations include:
Gardening in the shade can be a challenge! Learn how to set up edible shade gardens here, as well as which plants will do well for your shade garden.
I am trying to decide between two varieties of Pomegranates. I am thinking about growing them in my front yard. I have two areas on either side of the
Starting an edible garden doesn't have to take a lot of time, energy or money. Here's a simple, easy, fast way to make a garden plot that almost anyone can do. Visit here to get your free e-book.
A page on how to plant daylilies? Yes! The daylily is one of the most underrated edible plants: easy to care for and tastes great.
Looking for daylilies for sale online? I've found some places that sell daylilies online to get you started with your edible landscaping.
Edible annual plants are the easiest way to add ornamental edibles to an existing landscape or to fill gaps in your edible landscape design.
I have wild blackberries in my yard that I fight all the time (growing through deck and coming farther and farther into my yard). I love eating blackberries
Edible landscaping, funny? Well, sometimes. Here's a bit of garden humor for you.
Hi. I grow pomegranate in my terrace garden (garden on my apartment terrace.) The soil is quite rich and organic, maybe bit acidic due to mulching in the
Learning to make your own compost can be satisfying and rewarding. Here you will learn what to compost and what not to.
If you love red, try some red mulch for your edible landscape -- great for an entirely red garden or just to add some pop to your ground layer.
17 May through 8 June 2014
Entirely independent of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (though acting with its support), the Fringe encompasses everything from grassroots community garden projects to avant-garde art installations across London. Our open-access principle means that just about anything goes – as long as it’s interesting and legal, and on the subject of gardens, flowers, veg-growing or landscape.
Garden and website assistance at a reasonable cost. Research, content, graphics, SEO. Click here to learn more!
Saturday, May 17 2014 2 pm - 3 pm
Edible Edens: Landscape Design to Grow it & Eat it!
Presenter: Phyllis Pouyat Thibodeau
Learn how to combine perennial, colorful and nutritious fruits, flowers and vegetables into designs for your yard, balcony, windows or rooftop for year round abundance.
Organization: Master Gardeners / University of Maryland Agricultural Extension
My sister in law gave it to me but doesn't know the name. Hi, Lynn -- I don't know what this is either. Maybe some of our gardeners out there can help.
Minnesota landscaping companies which specialize in edible gardens. Professional help with edible Minnesota gardening.
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This year's theme is 'My Beautiful & Edible Garden'! Over 60 garden-related booths, expert speakers, food and entertainment. Talks and demos for all experience levels.
Advertise today on one of the fastest growing edible landscaping sites. Check here for free advertising options and current paid advertising rates.
April 13, 2014 at the Sustainable Living Centre, 4 Olympic Place, New Lynn.
12.30pm - 1.15pm Rainwater Harvesting - Catch it when you canWith Laurie Dee, HedgehogLearn how to put together a cost-effective DIY rain water collection system for your garden. With this set-up you can attach as many barrels as you want and save $$ in watering bills.
1.45pm - 2.15pm Heritage Seed Saving - Take Ownership of Our Seed HeritageWith Judy Ackery, Heritage Seed Savers GroupBe empowered with a practical demo on seed saving. Learn tips and tricks on saving your own seed, and where to go if you're keen to swap with others.
2.45pm - 3.15pm Landscape Architects Garden Design Demo and Q&A With Carl Pickens and Nick RobinsonGet inside the mind of a landscape architect! Carl and Nick will work through a garden design on paper, starting with an average suburban back yard. This will give you ideas on how to transform your own backyard into a living landscape. Followed with a Q &A session at the end for your most burning garden design questions.
A five-day hands-on course on Florida edible landscaping, demonstrated at a private home.
- Basic landscaping techniques such as how to use color, texture, symmetry, patterns, and seasonal adjustments
- Edible landscaping – how to combine beautiful and useful plants
- Right plant, right place – how to choose your plants. We’ll go over specific plant lists and choices. Shade loving, sun loving, winter, summer, hot, cold, year-round flowers and fruit, etc.
- Great plant combinations
- Microclimates – how to create them
- Florida friendly "no-watering or low-watering needed" methods of planting
- Growing for high yields, commercial growing in small areas
- Putting it all together in a design
- Implementation – staging, timing, and maintenance
- How to keep your design looking good and staying productive with minimal upkeep
May 22-26, 2014
Full price: $475
Early bird (before April 8): $375
What is a good veggie or herb to grow under the pomegranate tree? I love using up all my space with something that will help the other grow or produce
If you're looking for help with your edible landscaping, here are the South Carolina landscaping companies that can help.