Added by on 2018-12-10

[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote Converting your entire property into a lush, edible landscape can be fun and rewarding. Of course, there may be design challenges to overcome. In this video, I show you some plants that I’ve placed on my small suburban lot in order to feature verdant greenery, while also creating some seclusion and privacy. At least 90% of all plant species on my lot are edible or perhaps medicinal in some way. There are the usual berries and fruit trees, from Goumis to Persimmons. But also things that can be used as herbal medicine like St. John’s Wort and Yarrow. New Jersey Tea, Chamomile and Sweet Woodruff can be used in teas. Some things love full sun. But some fruit bearing plants actually do well in shade, such as Jostaberries, Gooseberries and Currants. If you are serious about digging in, I encourage you to check out some of the books featured in this vid: Lee Reich: – Landscaping with Fruit: https://amzn.to/2lMCSqd – Grow Fruit Naturally: https://amzn.to/2NdBidi – The Pruning Book: https://amzn.to/2tLtuaB Michael Judd: – Edible Landscaping w/ Permaculture Twist: https://amzn.to/2KzBVzA For all of my book reviews: http://albopepper.com/reviews-gardening-books.php Edible landscaping just makes good sense. And as you’ve seen in this video, it certainly melds well with conventional gardening techniques too. On my property I have 3 sub-irrigated (self watering) beds that are used for my annual vegetable production. And there are some nice raised beds too! #EdibleLandscaping #GardenBookReviews #GrowYourOwn #UrbanGardening #AlGracian #Albopepper #FoodForest ================================== Support AlboPepper.com and get some cool garden shirts that I designed myself: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/albopepper/ ================================== Video Rating: / 5

18 Comments

  • Jitter Flicks 4 months ago

    Love your landscape. Did you grow all the edible bushes, berries and all or you bought them?

  • Jacob Downey 4 months ago

    I have been using 22 Gemstones Powder – Nutrients for plants. My peppers are 40% thicker; and spray me when I cut them. Would you be willing to try some and review it?

  • Vegged Out 4 months ago

    Excellent tour. I watched every second. Thank you.

  • CustomGardenSolutions 4 months ago

    Just subscribed. Wow you have so much excellent content. Looking forward to watching your videos.

  • Ronnie & Minh 4 months ago

    Great looking garden!

  • Kendall G 4 months ago

    I'm so jelly of your giant zucchini! I would love to see what you're feeding your plants.

  • Cube Root Farming 4 months ago

    I love your emphasis with a book reference.

  • Tex Gal 4 months ago

    Love your content Al!

  • evanixar6 4 months ago

    What did you use To paint tour peach tress??

  • Jim Johnson 4 months ago

    I subscribed as soon as I saw the mustache lol love it! Great video too!

  • thebiglebenski1 4 months ago

    What a nice permaculture backyard setup! I wonder how those haskap or honeyberries work out for you, mine aren't doing great in zone 8a with our dry summers. Growth is minimal and the leaves are already turning orange. I think they might actually prefer cool and wet summers. Maybe I should substitute them with thornless blackberries or yet more gooseberry bushes.

  • Wow, this is fantastic! What zone are you in?

  • Astrid Prescod 4 months ago

    This is so wonderful!! Do you have problems with whiteflies, mites or aphids? If so, how do you control the pests?
    I am inspired to keep trying. Alot if problems with tomatoes though

  • Love Music 4 months ago

    Are you located in Southern CA?

  • zacariah heim 4 months ago

    what is your ground cover? looks amazingly lush and a nice texture with the edible landscape

  • Case G 4 months ago

    Haven’t been on your channel in a very long time yard looks fantastic cheers happy 4th

  • Riverside Country Club 4 months ago

    Great tour, great garden !

  • Edelina Bacani 4 months ago

    Amazing edible landscape. What is the name of the thornless container raspberry you have?

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