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Edible landscaping
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Edible landscaping

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Introduction to edible landscaping.

Introduction to edible landscaping.

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  • 1. Edible Landscaping<br />www.perennialsolutions.org<br />
  • 2. Why edible landscaping?<br />Connects you with your landscape<br />Great crops <br />Otherwise unavailable<br />Freshness and quality<br />Save money<br />The ultimate “local food”<br />Reduces food miles<br />Unique niche for landscape professionals<br />
  • 3. Edible Landscaping Patterns<br />
  • 4. Biointensive<br />Maximize production on a small space with minimal inputs<br />
  • 5. Edible Ornamentals<br />Utilize edible ornamental species<br />
  • 6. Edible Arbors & Living Structures<br />Create productive shade, privacy, and structural elements<br />
  • 7. Edible Water Gardens<br />Many common water garden ornamentals actually crops in regions of origin<br />
  • 8. Backyard Micro-Livestock Integration<br />As in nature, animals facilitate nutrient cycling and vegetation management<br />
  • 9. Edible Forest Gardens<br />Mimic the structure and functions of natural ecosystems<br />
  • 10. Mycoscaping<br />Gourmet decomposers for mulch, logs, and compost<br />
  • 11. Eden 2.0: a New England Case Study<br />
  • 12. <ul><li> 10-25% of food for four adults
  • 13. 200 species on 1/10 acre
  • 14. Many patterns in use:
  • 15. edible forest garden
  • 16. tropicalesque crops
  • 17. hardy kiwi arbor
  • 18. edible water garden
  • 19. greenhouse
  • 20. intensive annual crops
  • 21. microlivestock</li></li></ul><li>Preventive Pest Control<br /><ul><li> Pest-resistant crops
  • 22. Insect nectary species
  • 23. Habitat elements
  • 24. No spray
  • 25. Polycultures (mixed plantings)</li></li></ul><li>Weed and Fertility Design<br />Dense Groundcovers<br />Nitrogen Fixing Species<br />
  • 26. Resources<br />www.apiosinstitute.org<br />www.perennialsolutions.org<br />

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