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Tired Of Mowing Your Lawn? Try Foodscaping It Instead : NPR

When the economy began its steep decline in 2008, almost everything related to housing hit the skids, including the lawn and garden industry. But one sector escaped the pinch: food gardening.

 

In fact, food gardening sales nationwide have spiked 20 percent since then, and they've stayed there. While many households started growing food to be more budget-conscious, some are deciding vegetables and fruits can be beautiful, too.

 

In the extreme, edible landscaping or foodscaping can even mean replacing grass with something edible. For Jeremy Lekich of Nashville Foodscapes, the world is already his salad bar.


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5 Simple Life Lessons From The Garden

5 Simple Life Lessons From The Garden | 100 Acre Wood | Scoop.it
I can personally attest to the comfort that gardening provides me. And, I will go even further by saying that I have learned, and continue to learn, some valuable life lessons through my garden.
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How To Encourage Wildlife into Your Garden | Gardeners Tips

How To Encourage Wildlife into Your Garden | Gardeners Tips | 100 Acre Wood | Scoop.it

Some useful tips to encourage birds, insects, frogs and small mammals into your garden.

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New Gardening Apps

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Ten of the freshest gardening apps, able to help with tasks like designing plots and choosing crops.

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David Hulme's comment, April 6, 2012 2:26 PM
many thanks!
David Hulme's comment, April 8, 2012 7:05 AM
Thanks David