Landscaping with Edible Natives
Native plants will inhabit your landscape, following the cycles they have accustomed themselves to, with a much sturdier resolve than many of the plants being introduced. They are also keying you in to a history of a place. Like an heirloom seed is said to tell a story, so does a foodstuff that has been used in this environment by people who needed it to survive. Although we may be eating produce from all over the world to sustain us, there is something memorable about those few treats gathered from the trees right in your own backyard or neighborhood. It is an event you will know to wait for every year, as you watch the seasons turn. When planning a landscape or contemplating additions to an existing landscape, adding native edible plants is a possibility to ponder.
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