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Author Beesley, Cheryl, 1960- author

Title Landscaping with edible plants in Texas : design and cultivation / Cheryl Beesley
Edition First edition
Published College Station, Texas : Texas A & M University Press, 2015
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Series Louise Lindsey Merrick Natural Environment Series ; Number 48
Louise Lindsey Merrick natural environment series ; no. 48
Contents Introduction -- Planning and preparation -- Site evaluation -- Garden layout -- Fencing and structural elements -- Soil preparation -- Fertilization -- Irrigation -- Cover crops and mulches -- Design -- Designing with edible plants -- Traditional gardens: parterre and potager -- Children's garden -- Residential garden -- Commercial garden -- Japanese garden -- Pizza garden -- Walled courtyard garden -- Low-input edible landscaping -- Edible plants for Texas -- Trees -- Shrubs -- Perennials -- Herbs -- Vegetables -- Saving seeds -- Appendix A: Hybrid varieties -- Appendix B: Pest and disease control -- Appendix C: Seed and plant sources
Summary In this complete reference to integrating edible plants into a wide range of private and public landscapes, landscape designer Cheryl Beesley thoroughly answers the questions of how to plant, where to plant, and what to plant. She covers garden layout, bed construction, and fencing options and offers specific design examples for a wide variety of possibilities for edible landscapes, such as a schoolyard, restaurant, or residence. She presents an extensive pallet of edible plant choices for Texas arranged by trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals and includes detailed information about plant fa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Edible landscaping -- Texas.
Plants, Edible -- Texas.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1623493234 (ebk)
9781623493233 (ebk)