The best way to pair form and function in your yard? An edible landscape. Learn how to grow basil for pesto, apples for breakfast and more.
Yes, you can bring your gardening
inside and right onto your dinner table. So why not do your landscaping
and food shopping at the same time? With these helpful videos, you'll get started growing herbs
in 30 minutes (seriously) and learn how to make the most out of your outdoor space. Get ready for fresh grown produce and seasonings...
This video has a time-saving (and mess-saving) tip: Create an landscape using garden socks. A few easy steps, and your garden is growing. Watch how:
Another great idea -- replace your lawn with a colorful, tasty landscape. It's lower maintenance, less energy and might even encourage your neighbors to take on the same project! Our favorite way to go: Start a orchid for delicious apples.
You can also get the kids involved by using this easy, fun idea. Create mini-gardens in plastic containers that they can keep indoors. They'll love watching the herbs grow over time. Bonus: The containers can be decorated, so it's a two-for-one project! Next you'll just have to teach them recipes to use those herbs to spice up dinner!
For more ideas on what to grow, check out these 10 edible
garden options. And learn how to decorate with food