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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Sep 26, Leah rated it liked it Shelves: The author discusses how to prep the soil, how to make a plan and design your yard and then she goes into detail on how to grow different types of plants. In an effort to grow our own food, I quickly became interested in the concept of edible landscaping. An unbelievable amount lansdcaping useful information packed into one book.
Apr 26, Karen Holt rated it it was amazing. More than that, she provides all of her years of experience in this book with great ideas, tips and how adding pots of herbs and lndscaping can get you started.
This book was a little too thick for my liking. I learned a lot about what’s edible and what’s not, what works well in small spaces even containers and what works best if you let it spread! Dec 13, Susan Tweit rated it it was amazing. While the original Edible Landscaping was inspiring; the new version goes all out. Tulips poking up through lettuce?
Edible Landscaping by Rosalind Creasy
This is a solid book. Like other books if it’s kind, this one suffers occasionally from too many aspirational photos of millionaires’ yards.
She also lists cultivars to try. Apr 10, Blakely rated it it was amazing. May 30, Holly rated it it was ok. Inspiring book if you: Not only does the book contain a large section devoted to plants suitable for suburban and urban edible landscaping – landscxping many varieties you might not have heard of, but which are smaller and well adapted to edible landscaping – but it also contains all kinds of good gardening information, including: Sep 04, Amy rated it it was amazing Shelves: She points out the irony of useless lawns, and the habit of many homeowners throwing away leaves and clippings instead of letting them enrich the soil.
Comprehensive treatment of the subject. Farmland wastes top soil, water, and costs too much in terms of subsidies, chemical application, oil-based fertilizers, etc.
Want to Read saving…. 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. She covers most of the US and provides helpful plans. But Creasy proves that idea false in this classic gardening book.
Generally good landscaping tips and ideas. My favorite gardening book ever. An in-depth look at edible gardening.
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.
It also contains the most helpful advice on the subject of gardening for aesthetics and harvest. Once you understand the concept of edible landscaping – simply planting edibles in among ornamentals in your landscape – you eddible think a whole book about the topic is really a waste of paper.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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.
The complete book of edible landscaping – Rosalind Creasy – Google Books
lancscaping This is a must have for anyone wanting to garden, thinking about gardening or you just want to slobber over Rosalind’s beautiful edible yard and photos of vegetable gardens.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Pioneer of edible landscaping, Rosalind has a ton of good ideas and great pictures to help you plan your own landscape.
Apr 19, Janie rated it it was ok Shelves: This is the guide you’re looking for. Return to Book Page.