Tag Archives: edibles

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What Happens When Veggies Are in the Spotlight


The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden has created a three-and-a-half-acre garden where veggies are in the spotlight. Eight years in planning and creation, A Tasteful Place opened in October 2017. Complete with a lagoon and a view of the downtown Dallas skyline, the edibles garden welcomes visitors into delightful displays of fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers. A Tasteful Place’s mission is to expose guests to the ideas and practices of growing and eating sustainable, fresh, locally grown food.

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What to be Doing Now for Your Spring Garden

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The snows are flying right now but your spring garden will be sprouting before you know it. Niki Jabbour is Horticulture’s resident columnist regarding growing edibles, and she’s one-fourth of the Savvy Gardening crew. Here are her tips for what to be doing now for your spring garden. 

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Book Review: Eat Your Yard!

Eat Your Yard! Edible trees, shrubs, vines, herbs, and flowers for your landscape by Nan K. Chase 160 pages Gibbs Smith, 2010 List price: $19.99 There have been many volumes of books published in the last couple of years on …

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Treat Yourself to Great Gardening Rewards!

It’s been an exciting summer gardening season, hasn’t it? We hope your efforts in the yard and garden produced beautiful and bountiful results, and you’re still enjoying the fruits of your labor. We also hope you discovered a few ways …

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Book Review: The Edible Front Yard

The Edible Front Yard: The Mow-Less, Grow-More Plan for a Beautiful, Bountiful Garden by Ivette Soler 214 pages Timber Press, 2011 List Price: $19.95 I’ve often wished I had a smaller yard. We live on an acre and while I’m …

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Tip of the Week: Surprising Edible Greens

Using wild greens and so-called weeds in salads is gaining popularity, among world-class chefs and casual cooks alike. Here are some common plants and weeds that are edible: Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) flowers can be used to garnish a salad or …

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