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Publisher: New Society Publishers
Pub. Date: 2020-02-18
ISBN: 9780865719224
Format: Paperback - 288 pages
Size: 7.5" x 9" (w x h)
BISAC: GARDENING / Landscape

Your Edible Yard

Landscaping with Fruits and Vegetables

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 seeds
  • Permaculture principles including soil building techniques, garden preparation, raised beds, and natural/non-toxic DIY pesticide alternatives
  • How to integrate culinary and medicinal herbs, edible flowers, mushrooms, fruits, vegetables, and wild edibles
  • Gardening resources: where to go for help, buy seeds, and source supplies on a budget
  • Instructions on preserving, fermenting, freezing, drying, and making simple medicines
  • General 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.

About the Author

Crystal Stevens is an author, artist/art teacher, folk herbalist, regenerative farmer, and permaculturist. She is the co-founder of Flourish, and the author of the award-winning Grow Create Inspire, and Worms at Work. Crystal lives with her husband and two children on a 10-acre permaculture-inspired micro farm along the rolling hills of the Mississippi River.



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