Deborah Madison is nothing short of amazing. Her cookbook, Vegetable Literacy, has become a staple for many aspiring chefs around the world. Vegetable Literacy is exciting to both gardeners and cooks alike because it draws a connection between the vegetables, herbs and edible flowers in 12 plant families. It’s more than a cookbook – it’s an invaluable resource to cooks and gardeners; helping cooks learn about garden edibles while helping gardeners learn how edibles work together in the kitchen.Read More
In this episode of Still Growing…(SG), I feature SG513 – Emily Tepe: Author of The Edible Landscape (Part 2) . Part 1 was featured in Last week’s Still Growing episode – S512. To recap, Emily is an edible landscaping expert and a garden writer/researcher. In Part 1, we covered her background in design and horticulture. Emily also shared her experience in writing her book as well as how she stays current on the latest garden trends. As we resume the interview, Emily takes us through the world of edibles and shares her top choices in categories like: best color, top edibles for containers and arbors, etc.Read More
In this episode of Still Growing…(SG), I feature SG512 – Emily Tepe: Author of The Edible Landscape . Emily is an edible landscaping expert and a garden writer/researcher.
I discovered Emily through her blog, Artichokesandzinnias.com; eating in season from the edible landscape. On her blog, Emily shares her genuine appreciation for the aesthetic value of edibles; and she has a particular passion for Swiss Chard. Often times, it’s those little details (like having a soft spot for Swiss Chard), that help us find those kindred spirits among us. I’m quite certain that bit about Swiss Chard lead me straight to Emily.
Ironically, she can’t have a garden of her own… it’s against the rules where she lives. Why? Because she’s living on an historical ranch INSIDE the Grand Teton National Park! (All gardeners must make some trade-offs!)
On writing her book with Voyageur Press, Emily says, “The book happened the way we dream of books happening…an editor who read my blog contacted me to ask if I’d be interested in writing a book on edible landscaping. How could I resist? Just about two years later, the book became a reality.”
Emily’s interview is divided into two parts. This episode is Part 1.Read More