Backyard landscaping plans? You can have your cake and eat it too! No longer are we limited by zone to having spectacular incredible edibles incorporated into our backyard landscaping. If you are like us and have a big front yard, you can have the best of both worlds…front and back.
For this article, we are going to concentrate on your backyard landscaping possibilities. Just realize, you can innovate and create into all your available yard space beauty AND taste (literally). You can incorporate incredible edible fruits and veggies easily into your landscaping plans.
We are no longer so limited by climate zone. Most of us can now enjoy incorporating both the beauty and the edible delight of growing vegetables and fruit plants in our own backyard landscaping no matter where we live.
Hardy varieties abound in fruit trees, fruiting shrubs, and vegetable landscaping possibilities. We will mention just a few here for inspirational ideas in adding to your backyard landscaping plans. As our world shrinks in available crop sites, it is a bonus for every family to incorporate some incredible edibles into their backyard landscaping plans.
In amongst our flowering shrubs in our front yard, we have planted blueberry bushes. They are as pretty as the flowering shrubs and give us the added benefit of mouthwatering blueberry snacks. As they grow they will provide additional quantities to freeze and preserve. Plant at least three different varieties for cross-pollination. Strawberries are wonderful ground cover, keeping your weeds to a minimum and delighting your pallet.