Edible Panorama Information for 2022
Over 4 years in the past, plans had been accepted for a brand new Dallas County Grasp Gardener challenge on the campus of Halfway Hills Christian Church. The realm as soon as used as a kids’s playground can be repurposed as an edible panorama. Our mission was to supply engaging and simple to implement panorama design concepts utilizing solely edible plant materials.
Because the house has advanced, our volunteer workforce has grown in our understanding of seasonal expectations and necessities. By way of quite a few failures we’ve discovered how environmental components corresponding to soil construction, shade, moisture and even pest invasions can train you how you can be a greater gardener. Fortunately, we’ve additionally loved nice success whereas venturing into new avenues with totally different styles of crops. It has been enjoyable to rejoice these victories.
Wanting forward, we consider that it’s now time to maneuver the edible panorama ahead with a barely totally different strategy. Beginning this fall, our edible panorama workforce will start the method of integrating non-edibles into our beautiful backyard areas. It will give us the power to reveal, extra absolutely, how you can creatively use each edibles and non-edibles collectively in well-planned backyard tasks. We’re hopeful, that as we introduce an inventive palette of harmonious colours, shapes and textures, others will likely be impressed to make use of them additionally.
We invite you to hitch us on this journey as we proceed to discover thrilling new potentialities. Our want is to supply a spot the place the pure world provides you a sense of peace and serenity. Because the backyard evolves might your spirits be lifted and your soul refreshed.
Linda Alexander and Fern Brown, Co Leaders
Beverly Allen, Analysis and Seed Choice Coordinator
In honor of our new Co Chief, Fern Brown, it appeared very acceptable that the first non-edible introduction to the Edible Panorama Backyard can be a beautiful assortment of “ferns”. A “tip of the hat” to Fern for donating holly ferns from her yard to get us began.