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Title Edible gardens / Elizabeth Peters, editor.

Published Brooklyn, NY : Brooklyn Botanic Garden, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  712.6 EDIB    AVAILABLE
Physical description 119 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Brooklyn Botanic Garden guides for a greener planet ; handbook #196
Brooklyn Botanic Garden guides for a greener planet ; handbook #196.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-113) and index.
Contents The magic of food plants / Elizabeth Peters -- Beauty and bounty in the garden / Barbara Damrosch -- Edible garden designs: A delicious front yard / Meghan Ray ; An ornamental potager / Cayleg Long ; A native food forest and meadow / Ulrich Lorimer ; A home orchard / Joan McDonald ; Container gardens / Jennifer Williams ; A public garden / Caleb Leech ; A children's garden / Ashley Gamell -- Encyclopedia of edible garden plants / Joni Blackburn -- Edible garden plants at a glance -- Planning your edible garden -- For more information -- Contributors -- Index.
Summary This volume is a brief encyclopedia of edible plants, offering colorful profiles highlighting each plant's ornamental attributes, origins, use as food, and cultivation requirements. A portfolio of garden designs -- including a home orchard, traditional kitchen gardens, children's garden, container gardens, and school garden -- provides inspiration for home and professional gardeners alike. Additional information on organic care and sustainable techniques (slow gardening, permaculture, building soil) completes this hands-on guide.
Other author Peters, Elizabeth.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Subject Edible landscaping.
Plants, Edible.
ISBN 9781889538754 (pbk.)
1889538752 (pbk.)