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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Order Now From Indiebound. Lots of good color photos. The comprehensive Encyclopedia of Edibles—a book in itself—provides horticultural information, culinary uses, sources, and recommended varieties; and appendices cover the basics of planting and maintenance, and of controlling pests and diseases using organic and environmentally friendly practices.
Her writing has also appeared in national publications such as the Los Angeles Times and Gardening How Rosalind Creasy is a garden and food writer, photographer, landscape designer, lecturer and consultant.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sep 26, Leah rated it liked it Shelves: Since Rosalind Creasy popularized the concept of landscaping with edibles a quarter-century ago, interest in eating healthy, fresh, locally grown foods has swept across the nation.
Open Preview See a Problem? It is very helpful. Still, Creasy’s writing and passion for landscaping that feeds heart, soul, and belly won’t fail to inspire, landsxaping inspiration goes a long way to overcome difficult gardening conditions.
In addition to sixteen other gardening titles, she has edble for countless national publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Organic Gardening, and Fine Gardening. Roz Creasy knows her stuff.
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. One of the best I’ve ever read. No wonder our lawns must be pumped full of fertilizers to stay healthy.
A perfect gardening book. And food plants have been freed from the backyard, gracing the finest landscapes—even the White House grounds! Apr 19, Janie rated it it was ok Shelves: So many garden books are remiss in covering multiple climates. Pioneer of edible landscaping, Rosalind has a ton of good ideas and great pictures to help you plan your own landscape.
Written from a California climate perspective. Published November 1st by Counterpoint first published To ask other readers questions about Edible Landscapingplease sign up. Dec 27, Kristal rated it it was amazing Shelves: Comprehensive treatment of the subject. To save you and us!
I love that for each plant she includes sections on how to use it in th Having checked the original version of this book written 30 years ago from the library multiple times, I was excited to hear that an updated version was being published.
This would take less chemicals, less gas for transporta Pioneer of edible landscaping, Rosalind has a ton of good crwasy and great pictures to help you plan your own landscape. Information about some unusual fruit and vegetable This book focuses on keeping an edible landscape aesthetically appealing more than maximizing food production.
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!
Anyone who would like to incorporate more fruits or vegetables into their yard, but do so in an attractive manner should read this. Want to Read saving….
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. She shares a ton of useful garden information for ccreasy, like how to make your own compost. Trivia About Edible Landscaping. Rhubarb as an accent in perennial beds?
There is also a heading for “How to Purchase” and information on pollinizers, other varieties and other species.
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. But Creasy proves that idea false in this classic gardening book.
This book focuses on keeping an edible landscape aesthetically appealing more than maximizing food production. May 11, Crystal Stoll rated it it was amazing. Generally good landscaping tips and ideas.
My new favorite garden book!
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The book landscapint chock-full of examples of edible landscapes on both coasts and in the Midwest, plus an abundance of color photos, providing a feast of visual information as well. I got some good ideas for my garden from this book. I have read a few other books on the subject and this was by far the most thorough. I highly recommend this book for anyone wanting to learn how to create a garden o In an effort to grow our own food, I quickly became interested in the concept of edible landscaping.
I’m impressed with the amount of information she included for each plant variety.
The list of suppliers in the back had some places I’ve never heard of. Nov 08, Audrey rated it really liked it. And food plants have edibel freed from the backyard, gracing the finest landscapes—even the White House grounds! Inspiring book if you: An unbelievable amount of useful information packed into one book.