You’ve heard how hot edibles have been in the nursery industry over the last year. Thanks to the sour economy and a desire for sustainability, more and more gardeners are motivated to grow their own food. You’ve also probably heard of green walls, which offer ecological as well as aesthetic benefits. Well, now here’s a trend that combines both of these hot trends – edible walls. Using edible walls, one can now grow fruits and vegetables in confined urban spaces. The New York Times reported on them recently. Here’s the story. (Via www.gardenplot.blogspot.com.)
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About Curt Kipp
Curt Kipp is the director of publications and communications at the Oregon Association of Nurseries, and the editor of Digger magazine.