In Britain, cities feed cities

Is it just me, or do you see the beauty in a well planned and well kept food garden?


A British vegetable garden

As Canadian enthusiasm for local food increases so does our interest in growing our own.  Fruits, berries, vegetables and of course herbs are all taking their place at the front and centre of the garden. In many cases we are integrating our food plants with the ornamentals and in other cases we are planting in containers to make them much more accessible.

What the British can teach us

If growing food on your balcony, rooftop or in your yard interests you I have no doubt that you will be interested in what the British have to teach us. During my recent tour of great public British gardens with my daughter, Heather, we discovered some nifty techniques for food gardening that I would like to share.,-cities-feed-cities/1