Edible Landscaping & Alternative Yard Resources

Print and web resources about edible landscaping, organic lawn care, and alternative yards (just say no to grass!)

 

Books

Edible Landscaping by Rosalind Creasy

Beautiful No-Mow Yards by Evelyn J. Hadden

Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide to Over 200 Natural Foods by Thomas Elias and Peter Dykeman

The Organic Lawn Care Manual: A Natural, Low-Maintenance System for a Beautiful, Safe Lawn by Paul Tukey

Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture by Toby Hemenway (includes a great list of perennial edible plants for all climates)

 

Web

ILCA Sustainable Landscaping Guides (rain gardens, rainwater harvesting, retrofitting large landscapes for sustainability, etc.)

Heirloom Soul “Alternative Yards” Pinterest Board (for lots of gorgeous design inspiration!)

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