Eat Your Yard: Edible Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Herbs, and Flowers For Your Landscape

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Gibbs Smith, Mar 1, 2010 - Gardening - 160 pages
Edible plants provide spring blossoms, colorful fruit and flowers, lush greenery, fall foliage, and beautiful structure, but they also offer fruits, nuts, and seeds that you can eat, cook with, and preserve. Eat Your Yard! includes ideas for creating the landscape as well as an overview and tips on canning, pickling, dehydrating, freezing, juicing, and fermenting.

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Pretty photographs and clearly and concisely written prose do nothing to hide the fact that there's just nothing new here. It's the same old perennials, the same old fruit trees, the same shrubby ... Read full review

Every frugal gardener should have this book!

User Review  - cfacteau1 -

I thought this was a gag book when I first heard about it However after a few pages I was hooked! Now my entire yard is slowly becoming a beautiful lush garden with landscaping that doubles as edible ... Read full review


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Nan K. Chase writes about architecture and landscape design. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times, Smithsonian, Fine Gardening, Architectural Record, and Southern Living. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina, where she is a contributing editor of WNC Magazine.

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