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News, changes and updates to the Edible Landscape Design website, as well as edible landscaping related events. A mini-blog of what's fresh and new.

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Sep 15, 2014

Photo Contests Sponsors: Edible-Landscape-Design.com

This page is to thank our photo contests sponsors -- click here to read about their generosity, visit their sites and thank them for their contributions.

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Sep 15, 2014

Edible Front Yard Gardens!

Click here to see some gorgeous edible front yard gardens submitted by my readers. Get inspiration for what you can do with your front yard.

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Sep 15, 2014

Edible Landscaping Consultation And Garden Coaching

Need help? Get an edible landscaping consultation, edible garden coaching, and more.

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Sep 15, 2014

Edible Landscape Design: How Is Landscaping With Edible Plants Different?

How is edible landscape design different from other landscaping methods? Here are a few things to think about ...

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Sep 12, 2014

Garden Landscape Design Plans Made Easy

Want to know how to make your own garden landscape design plans? This set of worksheets will help you through the process. Click here to learn more!

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Sep 12, 2014

Would You Like To Work With Me?

Online garden and website assistance. Research, content, graphics, SEO. Click here to learn more!

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Aug 30, 2014

SBI Results: How To Build A Website That Works For You

I went from a disabled business failure to creating my own profitable, award-winning website. Read my story and learn how you can get your SBI results just like I did.

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Aug 29, 2014

is this swiss chard

I have no idea what this plant is, I did plant swiss chard but must have mislabeled my rows. I bit into on leaf but it was very bitter. Hi, Ruth --

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Aug 27, 2014

Starting from Scratch

Hi all This is not so much a question as a simple request for advice. I have just moved to Melbourne Victoria Australia, and am basically looking at

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Aug 27, 2014

how to cut fruit off pomegrante tree?

how do i cut fruit off a pomegrante tree? Hi, Lorraine -- There are many ways to remove the fruit from your pomegranate tree. You can use hand clippers,

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Aug 26, 2014

Edible Landscape Design Makes The Grid's Top 20!

I'm happy to announce the inclusion of Edible Landscape Design into The Grid's Top 20 Landscape Architecture websites for 2014!

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Aug 21, 2014

Oklahoma Landscaping Professionals Specializing In Edible Gardens

Professionals who can help you with your edible Oklahoma landscaping.

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Aug 20, 2014

A Childrens Garden

This garden was designed for a young couple with 2 Autistic children. They wanted to get their children to have a better connection with nature and a connection

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Aug 20, 2014

What is this plant? Milkweed maybe - but I think not.

This year I decided to let some garden unknown plants just grow to see what they are. We discovered some long lost rasberry bushes. Some plants with purple

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Aug 13, 2014

How To Grow Spinach: The Basics | Edible Landscape Design

How to grow spinach! What you need to know about growing spinach from seed in your edible landscaping.

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Aug 13, 2014

Spinach Facts: A Quick Overview

Want some information about spinach before you try growing it in your edible landscaping? See some quick spinach facts to get you started.

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Aug 13, 2014

Tips On Growing Spinach In Your Edible Landscaping

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.

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Aug 13, 2014

The Types Of Spinach, Spinach Varieties And Spinach Seeds

See the types of spinach, some spinach varieties, and places to buy spinach seeds for your edible landscaping.

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Aug 12, 2014

Free Email Newsletters: Help With Your Edible Gardens

Want to learn more about edible gardening? Try my free email newsletters with support, edible gardening design resources and more.

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Aug 11, 2014

Clarks Grove, MN (US): North American Permaculture Convergence

WHAT: 1st North American Permaculure Convergence WHEN: August 29-31, 2014 WHERE: Clarks Grove, Minnesota, an hour and a half south of Minneapolis.

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Aug 11, 2014

Edible Landscaping On $1 A Day (Or Less!)

For less than $1 a day you can have the edible landscaping of your dreams. Get my ebook to learn how.

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Aug 04, 2014

Privacy Policy: Edible-Landscape-Design.com

Privacy policy for edible-landscape-design.com: updated August 4, 2014

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Jul 29, 2014

From Grass to Garden

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

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Jul 24, 2014

Lawn Remodeling the Edible Landscaping Way

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

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Jul 23, 2014

Wisconsin Edible Landscaping: The Edible Landscape Business Showcase

Live in Wisconsin and need an edible landscape company? Find a professional in this listing of Wisconsin edible landscaping businesses.

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Jul 23, 2014

Home Landscape Design: An Interview With Landscape Designer Heidi Schreiner

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.

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Jul 21, 2014

The Edible Flowers List

Here's THE edible flowers list for your garden! Choose from this list for edible flower arrangements, candied flowers, and edible flower recipes.

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Jul 21, 2014

Edible Vine Plants: Vining Plants With Fruit, Foliage, And Flowers To Eat

Need some vines to cover fences, trellises, and walls? Learn about the variety of edible vine plants for your home edible landscaping.

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Jun 27, 2014

British Columbia Edible Landscaping -- The Edible Landscape Business Showcase

A list of British Columbia edible landscaping businesses to help you create your edible gardens.

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Jun 26, 2014

Need Tomato Cages? Find Some For Sale Here

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.

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Jun 25, 2014

Removing the grass, bonding with family

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

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Jun 25, 2014

New York Landscaping In The Edible Landscape Business Showcase

New York landscaping companies that specialize in edible landscaping, ready to help you with your yard.

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Jun 25, 2014

Canton, NY (US) "Oasis Edible Landscapes"

Oasis Edible Landscaping of Oasis Permaculture Group specializes in home-scale ecological design. Adirondack inspired woodwork and garden elements

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Jun 23, 2014

How To Start A Garden: Edible Gardening For Beginners

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.

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Jun 23, 2014

Starting A Garden: Begin Edible Landscaping Safely And Successfully

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 ...

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Jun 23, 2014

Types Of Trees For Edible Landscaping: Nut Trees, Fruit Trees, And More

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.

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Jun 18, 2014

Online: Grow Your Own Food Summit

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:

  • The Good Food Revolution is Here… Take Action!, by Will Allen, Founder, Growing Power; Winner, McArthur Genius Grant; Farmer; Author, Speaker
  • Why Our Current Food System "Just Ain't Normal" and How to Change It, by Joel Salatin, Sustainable, Maverick Farmer; Lecturer; Author
  • How Mushrooms Created, and Can Save, the Living World!, by Paul Stamets, World-renowned Mushroom Researcher; Inventor; Entrepreneur
  • Saving Seeds, Growing Food and Ending GMOs Can Save the World, by Vandana Shiva, World-renowned Indian Activist
  • The Food Revolution and How GMOs are Disrupting It, by Ocean Robbins, Co-founder, Food Revolution Network; Author, Speaker, Educator
They're also offering three gifts when you register:
  • Food Growing 101, eBook by Gary Heine and Valerie Kausen
  • Saving seeds, growing food and stopping GMOs can save the world, 17-minute presentation by Vandana Shiva
  • How to create a simple home composter to supercharge your garden soil, 57-minute presentation by Mark Forman
The event runs from July 7-14 and is free. Personally, I'm excited about this! I'm already signed up :)

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Jun 17, 2014

Edible Shade Gardens

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.

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Jun 11, 2014

Eversweet Pomegranate Vs. Angel Red Pomegranate... Which one should I plant

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

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Jun 06, 2014

Make A Garden Plot In Less Than An Hour!

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.

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Jun 06, 2014

How To Plant Daylilies: Daylily Flowers For Your Edible Landscape

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.

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Jun 06, 2014

Find Daylilies For Sale Online

Looking for daylilies for sale online? I've found some places that sell daylilies online to get you started with your edible landscaping.

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Jun 03, 2014

Edible Annual Plants -- Planting Annuals In 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.

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Jun 03, 2014

Wild Blackberries and Purslane

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

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Jun 02, 2014

A Little Garden Humor To Lighten Your Day

Edible landscaping, funny? Well, sometimes. Here's a bit of garden humor for you.

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Jun 02, 2014

Why do my Pomegranate fruit / seeds not turn red?

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

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May 19, 2014

Make Your Own Compost And Have Fun Doing It

Learning to make your own compost can be satisfying and rewarding. Here you will learn what to compost and what not to.

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May 13, 2014

Red Mulch For Edible Landscaping

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.

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May 02, 2014

London, England (UK): Chelsea Fringe

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.

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