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It’s easy to go crazy buying flowers and shrubs to add beauty to your landscape. Curb appeal is important, especially if you’re planning to sell your home. But by landscaping with food you can have a bit of both worlds: a beautiful lawn and food for the family.
There are many benefits to edible landscaping. Here are just a few:
- it’s safer for kids (no need for chemicals, like a lawn needs)
- saves money
- better for your health
- beneficial for the environment
Wonder what food you could plant that looks good? There are lots of options: fruit trees, berries, edible flowers, kitchen herbs etc.
Just imagine going out in your backyard and picking a fresh, soft, delicious peach, or a crisp apple. You can make apple pies and butter in the fall, you can eat berries all summer long, and enjoy herbs all year long, by drying them.
There’s no better feeling than growing your own food, and skipping lawn mowing 😉