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Edible Landscaping (chives and rosemary)

Edible Landscaping

Chives - Chive blossoms are pretty enough to fit in any perennial border. Whether you grow them with your flowers or your herbs, you can harvest chive blooms or the tubular stems to add a delicate onion flavor to dishes.

Make an Edible Landscape - I would love, love, love to have something like this one day. Looks nice but everything is edible; double duty

Design an Edible Landscape

Tips for Designing A Perfect Garden. Ornamental grasses are perfect plants for giving your yard a sense of movement & creating visual excitement in the landscape.

Herbs are at home in a mixed border and glamorous enough for the front street-side border. The sculptural collards anchor this colorful border. Prostrate and upright rosemary nestle up to the collards. Directly behind them is a purple basil, and behind it is a golden sage, some bronze fennel, and a yellow rose. Among the edible herbs are the non-edible yellow and red lantanas and geraniums.

The sculptural collards anchor this colorful border. Prostrate and upright rosemary nestle up to the collards. Directly behind them is a purple basil, and behind it is a golden sage, some bronze fennel, and a yellow rose.

Harvesting Herbs 101 (Basil, Chives, Cilantro/Coriander, Mint, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Tarragon, Thyme) – HOMEGROWN

Harvesting Herbs 101 -often the most overlooked part! Useful tips to keep the herbs growing even after harvesting.

Sweet potatoes may be the perfect crop for edible landscaping: the vines are gorgeous, the purple flowers are reminiscent of morning glories (a distant relative), and the actual sweet potatoes taste way better than store-bought.

Grow your own sweet potatoes :: Outlaw Garden i am convinced! sweet potatoes in the garden this year

Take a tour of our edible landscape, where we mixed edibles into the landscape for a softer, gentler approach to edible gardening that can be approved of by neighbors.

An Edible Landscape (Virtual) Tour

From Tenthacrefarm: Take a tour of our edible landscape, where we mixed edibles into the landscape for a softer, gentler approach to edible gardening that can be approved of by neighbors.

Combine Thyme, Oregano, English Lavender, and Sage for a Gorgeous Herb Border.

20 Garden Border Designs

Combine thyme, oregano, English lavender, and sage for a gorgeous herb border- Garden Border Ideas - Sunset

Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) and lamb’s ears (Stachys byzantina)...stunning when paired together...  (and thats Cranesbill Geranium behind the Chives)

Old standbys: Lambs ears (Stachys byzantina) and chives (Allium schoenoprasum). Great combo and easy to propagate. Photo via Chiot's Run. Grow chives to deter against aphids, apple scab and mildew.

I need to plant more of these.  They are HARDY in the dry and survived until our first 14 inch snow.  Even several below freezing days didn't kill the one I planted as a test last year.

Gardeners who like edible landscapes should put cardoon at the top of their lists. Here, edible cardoon is planted with flowering kale, which often is used as a garnish. (Photo by Norman Winter)

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