Create an Edible Landscape

So much good, productive agricultural land is wasted these days on the cultivation of lawns and shrubs. Beauty and bounty can thrive together if you take the time to design a multifunctional edible landscape.

scarecrow and hedges
The charming structure of designer Linda Vater’s Oklahoma City vegetable garden is extremely effective. The flagstone paths, clipped boxwood hedge, scarecrow, arbor and bench area draw you in. Long after Vater has harvested the basil, parsley, peppers and tomatoes, this garden remains wonderfully inviting.