Category Archives: Eat Your Garden

Food-related blog entries, plant preparation

The ABCs of EFGs

I am learning about edible forest gardens and permaculture, since they are such an important part of SegoDesign. Here is an overview: Edible forest gardens are generally small-scale and mimic the layered structure of a forest, complete with tree canopy, … Continue reading

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In the news

A SegoDesign project was honored this week by being chosen for a featured Ideabook on Houzz.com.  The article links to a number of projects, including Natalie’s design for a formal cloister garden filled with herbs: Easy Herbs for Every Space … Continue reading

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Al Fresco Award at Oleana

So happy Best of Boston likes the garden patio even more than before! We inserted a full herb garden in the walled area underneath the pear espalier, carved out room for chocolate vines on the fences, made up new pots, … Continue reading

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Houzz Profile and Shat Plants

Check out my project profiled in ideas for raised planters on Houzz! Inspiring Raised Beds for Fall and Spring Planting Houzz- Kitchen Remodel, Bathroom Remodel and More» Browse Kitchen Products on Houzz- For Example: Bar Stools And Counter Stools · Kitchen … Continue reading

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Spring in the Garden

I’ve always felt spring in New England tends to come on fast and move into summer even faster. James says there is a ‘long run-up’ but I guess my blinks are longer than his. Alliums are starting to pop green … Continue reading

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Two more favorite edibles for New England Gardens

Nannyberry (Viburnum lentago) is a lesser-know native, but you can get them in the nursery trade now! A little rangy, but great fruit, considered the best of the Viburnums. Viburum trilobum is much more compact and neat, with great fall … Continue reading

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Top 10 Edible Plants for New England Gardens

My favorite edibles for your New England garden! All are easy to grow, tasty right off the plant, and provide year-round interest. Continue reading

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Eat your garden: GREENS

Ever wonder the best way to cook your garden greens? This is my favorite… a synopsis from Johnna Albi and Catherine Walthers’ book, Greens Glorious Greens! Continue reading

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Eat your Garden: WEEDS!

Wondering if all those weeds have to go in the compost? Many you can actually eat! Continue reading

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Why I blog about edible plants

You already know the importance of eating locally. Want to bring the local food movement even closer to home? Whether you have a tiny plot or many acres, incorporation edible plants into your existing garden is a beautiful way to … Continue reading

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