The Beautiful Edible Garden: Design a Stylish Outdoor Space Using Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs


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$19.99  $18.59
Ten Speed Press
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7.05 X 8.98 X 0.56 inches | 1.3 pounds
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About the Author

LESLIE BENNETT and STEFANI BITTNER are co-founders of Star Apple Edible + Fine Gardening, a San Francisco Bay Area landscape design firm focusing on aesthetic edible gardening. At Star Apple, they bring together ecologically sound landscape design principles and small-scale urban agriculture, working with both ornamental and edible plants to create integrated landscapes. Visit


"A fresh, modern approach to edible landscaping, Stefani and Leslie's creative ideas and beautiful designs are inspiration for novice and master gardeners alike."
--Rosalind Creasy, author of Edible Landscaping

"This thoughtful, refreshing design guide deserves a spot on every gardener's bookshelf! Filled with real-life examples, the book definitively shows that growing food and creating beautiful, livable outdoor spaces are not mutually exclusive. Reading The Beautiful Edible Garden is akin to working alongside Leslie and Stefani in your garden--their practical, friendly advice provides an easy-to-follow framework for transforming average yards into functional, productive, and above all, lovely gardens."
--Willi Galloway, author of Grow Cook Eat: A Food Lover's Guide to Vegetable Gardening

"Feast your eyes and feed your family with a garden that's pretty and productive."
--Saturday Evening Post

"Leslie Bennett's and Stefani Bittner's new book is a resource for planning a garden that nourishes the body while creating a space that can be enjoyed by all."
--Taste for Life magazine

"Will appeal to anyone looking to grow food without making it look like they do. Homeowners will be drawn to the small-scale projects throughout this lovely book."
--San Francisco Chronicle

"Offer[s] guided steps and insights for putting together an edible garden that sings with beauty....Take it in hand, grab a shovel or spade, and get into the dirt, which, if directions are followed, is destined to become your canvas, your masterpiece, and your dinner."
--Publisher's Weekly