Edible Landscape Design and Installation

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What is Edible Landscaping?

Edible Landscaping, sometimes called Foodscaping, is a type of landscaping in which all or major areas of a lawn on private property are used to grow food!  It is a hyrbid between farming and landscaping.

What can we grow in the Chicagoland area?

This is a great question and largely depends on the soil and light conditions of the property.   We have come up with a list of principles that every Chicagoland area edible landscape should include:
  • A combination of annual and perennial vegetable and fruit production.
  • An herb spiral that provides all of our favorite kitchen herbs throughout the season.
  • Container gardens, raised beds or fencing for growing directly in the ground.
  • Vertical growth, including trellised structures for delicious fruits like raspberries and blackberries. 
  • The creation of compost on site.
  • Fruit bushes and trees as ornamental and tasty landscapes, our favorite is the blueberry hedge!
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