When landscaping your yard, consider edible plants instead of ornamental plants. Edibles not only provide food for your family, but also provide year round interest in your garden. Below are a couple edible plants that we frequently use in our client’s gardens.
This 10’x10’ evergreen shrub has beautiful rounded blueish-green leaves, fragrant flowers and edible fruit. Multiple, upright branching form is easily trained as espalier, hedge or small specimen tree for landscape or container.
Punica granatum, Pomegranite
Vaccinium x ‘sunshine blue’, Blueberry
This blueberry was developed by Fall Creek Nursery in Springfield, Oregon. Grown for it’s large yield of fruit, self pollunating qualities, and the semi-evergreen characteristics with blue green leaves. Does well in a container or in acid soil conditions.
Strawberries make a great evergreen groundcover and can be grow in all sorts of containers for those of you that live in urban like situations. Try growing them in a trough or strawberry tower to maximize space in your garden.