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  • 1. Adding Edibles to the Landscape 2009
  • 2. Edible Landscaping
    • Incorporating food-producing plants into an existing landscape
  • 3. Why Plant an Edible Landscape?
    • Economy – help feed your family
    • Quality – fresh, fully ripe food
    • Variety – unusual plants or kinds not readily available
  • 4. Why Plant an Edible Landscape?
    • Carbon footprint – save transportation
    • Safety – control chemical usage
    • Relaxation – pulling weeds can be therapeutic!
  • 5. Getting Started
    • Soil test
    • Soil type
  • 6. Getting Started
    • Obstacles
  • 7. Getting Started
    • Amount and
    • quality of
    • sunlight
  • 8. Getting Started
    • Proximity to house/kitchen
    • Proximity to water
  • 9. Getting Started
    • How do you want the plant to function in the landscape?
    • Shade Tree
    • Small Tree/Shrub
    • Hedge
    • Ground Cover
    • Vine
    • Perennial
    • Annual Impact
  • 10. Edible Substitutions – Shade Trees
    • Butternut
    • Walnut
  • 11. Edible Substitutions – Ornamental Trees
    • Wild Cherry
    • Plum
    • Chokecherry
  • 12. Edible Substitutions – Ornamental Trees
    • Apple
    • Pear
  • 13. Edible Substitutions – Ornamental Trees
    • Apricot
    • Peach
  • 14. Edible Substitutions - Shrubs
    • Highbush
    • Cranberries
  • 15. Edible Substitutions - Shrubs
    • Cherries
  • 16. Edible Substitutions - Shrubs
    • Juneberries
    • Blueberries
  • 17. Edible Substitutions - Shrubs
    • Currants
  • 18. Edible Substitutions - Shrubs
    • Gooseberries
  • 19. Edible Substitutions - Hedge
    • Buffalo berries
  • 20. Edible Substitutions - Hedge
    • Raspberries
  • 21. Edible Substitutions - Hedge
    • Asparagus
  • 22. Edible Substitutions - Vines
    • Kiwi
  • 23. Edible Substitutions – Vines
    • Grapes
  • 24. Edible Substitutions – Vines
    • Hops
  • 25. Edible Substitutions – Vines
    • Cucumbers
    • Winter squash
    • Melons
  • 26. Edible Substitutions – Vines
    • Peas
    • Beans
  • 27. Edible Substitutions – Vines
    • malabar spinach
  • 28. Edible Substitutions – Ground Covers
    • Thyme
  • 29. Edible Substitutions – Ground Covers
    • Mint
  • 30. Edible Substitutions – Ground Covers
    • Catmint
  • 31. Edible Substitutions – Ground Covers
    • Sweet woodruff
  • 32. Edible Substitutions – Ground Covers
    • Oregano
  • 33. Edible Substitutions – Ground Covers
    • Strawberries
  • 34. Edible Substitutions – Ground Covers
    • Sweetpotato
  • 35. Edible Substitutions – Ground Covers
    • Cucumber
    • Little Leaf
    • Standard
  • 36. Edible Substitutions – Ground Covers
    • Lettuce
  • 37. Edible Substitutions – Perennials
    • Rhubarb
  • 38. Edible Substitutions – Perennials
    • Jerusalem
    • Artichoke
  • 39. Edible Substitutions – Perennials
    • Horseradish
  • 40. Edible Substitutions – Perennials
    • Chives
  • 41. Edible Substitutions – Perennials
    • Sage
  • 42. Edible Substitutions – Perennials
    • Anise Hyssop
  • 43. Edible Substitutions – Annual foliage
    • Artichoke
  • 44. Edible Substitutions – Annual foliage
    • parsley
  • 45. Edible Substitutions – Annual Foliage
    • basil
  • 46. Edible Substitutions – Annual foliage
    • Dill
    • Fennel
  • 47. Edible Substitutions – Annual foliage
    • carrots
  • 48. Edible Substitutions – Annuals
    • tomatoes
  • 49. Edible Substitutions – Annuals
    • peppers
  • 50. Edible Substitutions – Annuals
    • cabbage
  • 51. Edible Substitutions – Annuals
    • summer squash
  • 52. Edible Substitutions – Annuals
    • eggplant
  • 53. Edible Substitutions – Annuals
    • okra
  • 54. Edible Substitutions – Annuals
    • chamomile
  • 55. Edible Substitutions – Annuals
    • borage
  • 56. Edible Substitutions – Annuals
    • cilantro/coriander
  • 57. Edible Substitutions – Annuals
    • Scented Geraniums
  • 58. Edible Flowers
    • Herbs (annual and perennial)
    • Rosemary Dill/fennel
  • 59. Edible Flowers
    • Clove-like:
    • Dianthus (pinks)
  • 60. Edible Flowers
    • Spicy:
    • Nasturtium
    • Radish
  • 61. Edible Flowers
    • Meaty:
    • Daylilies
    • Squash/pumpkin
  • 62. Edible Flowers
    • Floral flavors:
    • Rose
    • Beebalm
    • Pansy
    • Lilac
  • 63. Edible Flowers
    • Citrus:
    • Begonia
    • Gem marigold
  • 64. Edible Flowers
    • Sweet:
    • Gladiola
  • 65. In Review
    • Type of soil
    • Obstacles
    • Amount/quality of sunlight
    • Proximity to house/kitchen
    • Proximity to water
    • What landscape function do you want the plant to have?
  • 66. Questions?