The Beautiful Edible Garden

The Beautiful Edible Garden

Design A Stylish Outdoor Space Using Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

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From the founders of landscape design firm Star Apple Edible & Fine Gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area comes a stylish, beautifully-photographed guide to artfully incorporating organic vegetables, fruits, and herbs into an attractive modern garden design.

We've all seen the vegetable garden overflowing with corn, tomatoes, and zucchini that looks good for a short time, but then quickly turns straggly and unattractive (usually right before friends show up for a backyard barbecue). If you want to grow food but you don't want your yard to look like a farm, what can you do? The Beautiful Edible Garden shares how to not only grow organic fruits and vegetables, but also make your garden a place of year-round beauty that is appealing, enjoyable, and fits your personal style. Written by a landscape design team that specializes in artfully blending edibles and ornamentals together, The Beautiful Edible Garden shows that it's possible for gardeners of all levels to reap the best of both worlds. Featuring a fresh approach to garden design, glorious photographs, and ideas for a range of spaces--from large yards to tiny patios--this guide is perfect for anyone who wants a gorgeous and productive garden.
Publisher: Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781607742333
1607742330
Branch Call Number: 635.0484 BEN NVD
Characteristics: vii, 211 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Bittner, Stefani 1969-

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rowanquincy Jul 22, 2013

Beautiful book, light on content, specific to San Francisco gardens. I would not buy this as a resource.

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