Edibles

Edibles

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The marriage of the words “aesthetic” and “edibles” have become more frequent as many gardeners, chefs, and authors alike embrace the function and form of edible design in gardening. Christina Salwitz explains why there no longer needs to be the horticultural separation of delicious looking and delicious tasting landscapes.
Jennifer Reese, the blogger behind The Tipsy Baker, and the author of the new cookbook, Make the Bread, Buy the Butter, talks about how adopting a goat ended up being more lethal to her garden than any weed killer. 
In this week's post about What Makes a House a Home, Angry Wayne, aka Wayne Surber, the former executive sous chef at Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bakery, and the chef behind a new venture, Lonestar Taco, writes about how he started creating a vegetable garden at his father-in-law's house, two hours away—and how an experiment that started on a whim ended up creating a home he didn't know he had.
You probably won't find these flowers at any summer weddings, but the water-dwelling plant would be a perfect accent at the world's tiniest garden party. Sparking like tiny green jewels, each less than a millimeter in diameter, the Wolffia globosa is the smallest flowering plant in the world.
With the recent tidal wave of interest in growing edibles, it's no wonder that a bounty of new books on the subject has hit the shelves
Related Topics: Ideas | Eco-friendly | Edibles | Photo tours
Top chefs cook up inspiration in the Edible Garden’s new outdoor kitchen
W. Atlee Burpee & Co. launches I Can Grow, a national program to support a new, popular interest in home vegetable gardening among younger and novice gardeners. 
In Fruiting Bodies, UK-based photographer Julia Claxton captures the beauty and mystery of common mushrooms.   
Even city gardeners are hungry for the taste of homegrown fruits, veggies and herbs. Thankfully anyone can have pick-able produce at their fingertips, even if all they have is a rooftop space, a balcony, a small backyard plot or a patio.
Related Topics: Edibles | vegetables
Unseasonably warm weather has led to a prolonged summer harvest. Make the best of it by cooking up a spicy, delicious succotash. 
Related Topics: corn | Edibles | fall | Recipes | Seed guide | summer
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