Sunday, November 28, 2010

Your Lawn: Don't Mow It. Eat It!

Very green thumb: Gardener Rosalind Creasy's work has helped underscore the beauty of vegetables as ornamentals.

Author, photographer, landscape designer and environmentalist, Rosalind Creasy has widely influenced the course of domestic gardening over the past 30 years. She kept the then barely flickering flame burning in her best-selling 1982 book, "Edible Landscaping." Newly reissued and substantially reworked, the book introduced a new style of vegetable gardening while rejecting the prevailing model of the garden as a male-dominated holdover from the farm, with discrete crops in rows.

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