Category Archives: Edible Landscaping

Planting Art at Elkins Park Front Yard Farm!

I have been waiting for this rainy day so that I can stay inside and make myself sit at this computer. I want to tell you about some special seeds that have been planted and are being nurtured to bloom … Continue reading

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Hooray! Coldframes!

AS I MULCHED THE MID-AUTUMN LEAVES, I GOT THE VERY BRIGHT IDEA TO BUILD COLD FRAMES. FIRST, I DUG OUT THREE SHRUBS FROM THE SOUTHEAST FACING WALL OF THE HOUSE. I TOOK THE SHRUBS OUT TO THE CURB WITH A … Continue reading

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Not Nothing

I am grateful that we were able to enjoy spending time and sharing with wonderful friends and family during Thanksgiving. And, my-oh-my, there, certainly, was a lot of leftovers!  I sure am ready for a more comfortable dietary balance. I … Continue reading

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mulch much?

This year, I verified the usefulness of advice received. Keep the soil covered! Shelter the soil with live plants and/or mulch.  What a beautiful result you will discover if you follow this recommendation. As I put gardens to bed for … Continue reading

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Breakfast figs!

It feels really wonderful to pick figs and raspberries and alpine strawberries on a sunny breezy crispy fall morning!

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Permaculture Slide Show

I’m working on an “in the background” running slide presentation that gives a hint as to the nature of permaculture and edible landscaping. I’m hoping it will help to inspire others to make positive changes in their own landscapes. Let … Continue reading

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Harvesting Amaranth Grain…Was it worth it?

Harvesting Amaranth grain for eating. The seed being so small, most people don’t want to spend the time to harvest it. I almost gave up before trying. However, I found that it isn’t so difficult on a home scale. I … Continue reading

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I Break for Squash

Upon demand of Indie dog, I took a quick break from the computer, stretched,…and harvested the Tahitian Melon (Cucurbita moschata)…big stuff!  

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Pear Tree Guild Debut

From 11-4 on Sunday, we had a consistent flow of knowledgeable and interested persons coming through our yard during the Pennypack Garden and Farm Tour. A very positive day for us! I so enjoyed sharing and talking about what I … Continue reading

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I RECOMMEND IT

Today, my shipment of blackberries, pears, juneberry, and strawberries came in from Edible Landscaping which is located in Virginia.  I’d like to tell you about my positive experience with this company.

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