Your Edible Yard - Landscaping with Fruits and Vegetables
Publisher: New Society Publishers
The author of Grow Create Inspire gives readers “a beautiful synthesis of organic, regenerative, and permaculture practices for an abundant yard anywhere” (Matt Powers, author of Regenerative Soil).
Journey into the good food movement by unleashing the potential of your yard, transforming it into a beautiful and vibrant space that offers a continuous supply of food.
Using dozens of beautiful color photographs and watercolor planting charts, infographics, and landscaping designs, Your Edible Yard is the comprehensive how-to guide you need to turn your yard into a bountiful feast.
It features:Practical gardening methods and maintenance from weeding to wintering, including foodscaping, container gardening, and saving seedsPermaculture principles including soil building techniques, garden preparation, raised beds, and natural/non-toxic DIY pesticide alternativesHow to integrate culinary and medicinal herbs, edible flowers, mushrooms, fruits, vegetables, and wild ediblesGardening resources: where to go for help, buy seeds, and source supplies on a budgetInstructions on preserving, fermenting, freezing, drying, and making simple medicinesGeneral tips, such as how to find loopholes in laws preventing edible front yards
Whether you’re a beginner or experienced gardener in the city, the suburbs, or the country, this manual is the A-Z guide for how to make use of the space you have, highlighting the colorful and abundant array that edible landscapes promise.
“Crystal lays out the path for us to turn our bland yards into the gardens of our dreams, full of healthy food, while saving us money at the grocery store and precious environmental resources. This book has the potential to change the landscaping of our nation and the design of our lives.” —Rob Greenfield, author of Dude Making a Difference
Available since: 02/18/2020.
Print length: 292 pages.