Project: An Edible Landscape

  • A Woodbury lawn has been transformed into a food-producing "Edible Estate," tended by a family of gardeners with help from the neighborhood. We'll follow its progress throughout the growing season to bring you updates on its trials and triumphs.

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From left, John, Catherine, Andrea and Aaron Schoenherr showed off some of the bounty from their front-yard garden.

Catherine and Andrea Schoenherr surveyed what used to be a suburban yard covered in grass.

Red and green cabbages in the Schoenherr's front yard.

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    Article By: TOM SWEENEY , Publish / Update August 6, 2013 5:37 PM

    Update on a garden / art project in Woodbury dubbed ' Edible Estate' that is now producing food, and bringing neighbors together.

Lead gardener Anna Bierbrauer, right, and her mother, Christy Meyer, put in plants in John and Catherine Schoenherr’s Woodbury yard.

The Schoenherr family

Before and After: A home in Baltimore after artist Fritz Haeg created an edible landscape as part of his Edible Estates project.

Chard offers a contrast between pink nicotiana and low-growing zinnias.


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