If the name Schoenherr doesn’t ring a bell, maybe their garden does. They’re the family who allowed an artist/master gardener to tear up their suburban front lawn and replace it with a forest of fruit and vegetable plants. Updated Aug. 12, 2014
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.
From left, John, Catherine, Andrea and Aaron Schoenherr showed off some of the bounty from their front-yard garden.
The Edible Estate landscape makeover in Woodbury ends the growing season with piles of produce — and an even closer-knit neighborhood.
Catherine and Andrea Schoenherr surveyed what used to be a suburban yard covered in grass.
A garden/art project in Woodbury, dubbed Edible Estate, is now producing food – and bringing neighbors together.
Red and green cabbages in the Schoenherr's front yard.
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.
A typical suburban lawn has been transformed into a food-producing "Edible Estate," tended by a family of gardeners with help from the neighborhood.
The Schoenherr family
A Woodbury family has been chosen to receive an edible landscape makeover, courtesy of a California artist and the Walker Art Center.
Before and After: A home in Baltimore after artist Fritz Haeg created an edible landscape as part of his Edible Estates project.
Commissioned by the Walker Art Center, an artist seeks a generic suburban lawn to transform into an edible landscape and then feature it in a book and exhibition.
Chard offers a contrast between pink nicotiana and low-growing zinnias.