Eat That Hedge!

In a recent Facebook post about creating fencing with Willow Whips, the conversation turned to what edible plants make good hedges. We love that concept too… a hedge as a barrier and as food. 1)https://www.facebook.com/gardensall/posts/806572336113569

Purpose and repurpose!

When planting a hedge why not make it dual purpose and create an edible hedge? It will mark your boundaries, or block unsightly views plus give tasty treats and beautify. A win win situation!

If you’re tight on space and want to use as much of that space for growing food, all the more reason to plant edible hedges. While you’re at it why not consider putting in an edible ground cover too?!2)https://gardensall.com/foodscape-your-yard-with-edible-ground-covers/

This lovely English garden offers one example of the edible hedge concept. It’s not entirely an edible hedge or edible fence, but it’s so beautifully arranged where the edibles hug the perimeter walls surrounding the small lawn area blending flowers and staging plants by height from smallest in front to tallest in back. Smart, efficient and lovely!

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Cover photo is from Flickr: of a beautifully landscaped UK yard: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hapsnaps/. If you are the owner of this garden, please contact us, we’d love to interview you! GardensAllSite@gmail.com
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Cover photo is from Flickr: of a beautifully landscaped UK yard: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hapsnaps/. If you are the owner of this garden, please contact us, we’d love to interview you! GardensAllSite@gmail.com
EdibleFenceGardenUK2
Cover photo is from Flickr: of a beautifully landscaped UK yard: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hapsnaps/. If you are the owner of this garden, please contact us, we’d love to interview you! GardensAllSite@gmail.com
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Cover photo is from Flickr: of a beautifully landscaped UK yard: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hapsnaps/. If you are the owner of this garden, please contact us, we’d love to interview you! GardensAllSite@gmail.com

Vertical gardening is another option for getting the most produce in the least space. We’ve written about gardening up, in several other articles, so for now, we’ll get on with edible hedges on page 2!3)https://gardensall.com/how-to-build-vertical-wall-gardens/4)https://gardensall.com/vertical-gardening-no-space-garden-go-up/


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