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Edible gardens are a sustainable and practical solution for those who want to grow their own food and create a beautiful garden at the same time. They are a great way to utilize the space in your yard or community and promote a healthier lifestyle by eating fresh, organic, and locally grown food. Here are some tips for building incredible edible landscapes in North America.

  1. Plan Your Space: Before you start planting, it's essential to plan your space. Consider how much sunlight your garden receives, the type of soil, and the water supply. Also, think about what you want to grow and how much space it needs. Make sure to leave enough space for pathways and access to your plants.

  2. Choose the Right Plants: Choose plants that are suited to your climate and soil conditions. Select a variety of vegetables, herbs, fruits, and edible flowers. Choose plants that complement each other and are aesthetically pleasing. Consider planting perennials, which come back year after year, to reduce maintenance and increase sustainability.

  3. Incorporate Companion Planting: Companion planting is when you plant different plants together that complement each other's growth and keep pests away. For example, planting marigolds with tomatoes can help keep aphids away, and planting basil with tomatoes can improve the flavor of both plants.

  4. Incorporate Sustainable Practices: Incorporate sustainable practices into your garden, such as composting, rainwater harvesting, and using organic fertilizer. This will reduce waste and promote a healthier garden environment.

  5. Incorporate Pollinators: Pollinators are essential for plant growth, and incorporating them into your garden can help increase your yield. Plant flowers that attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. This will not only benefit your garden but also help support the local ecosystem.

  6. Use Vertical Space: Use vertical space to maximize your growing area. Install trellises, espaliers, or other supports for climbing plants like beans, peas, and tomatoes.

  7. Involve the Community: Incredible edible landscapes can also be built in community spaces such as schools, parks, or community gardens. Involve the community in the planning and maintenance of the garden, and consider sharing the produce with those in need.

Building an edible gardens in North America can be a fun and rewarding experience. By planning your space, choosing the right plants, incorporating sustainable practices, and involving the community, you can create a beautiful garden that provides fresh, healthy food for you and your community. Remember to start small and build up, and don't be afraid to experiment with new plants and techniques. With time and patience, you can create a beautiful and productive garden that you can be proud of.