Agriscaping

Agriscaping

 

 This weekend I took my wife on a day date to tour some fantastic gardens.  (Her idea not mine) A new thing called Agriscaping which is creating landscaping into a food-producing art piece.

 Agriscaping is:

 Agri-Scape (Noun, Verb)

Noun: a landscape that creatively and elegantly integrates elements of productive agriculture either by means of growing produce (edible fruits, vegetables, and herbs) or other useful plants to reduce useless consumption, landfill waste, and water usage.

Verb: the act of creating elegant, productive and sustainable landscapes for the betterment of health and humanity.

To learn more about it check out click here. 

The tour was four different houses that have incorporated this way of thinking in their landscaping. Here are a few that we saw…keep in mind most of the plants are edible and some are even located in HOA’s with small yards.

 This is where our tour started at Justin Rohner’s front yard. He explained how planting certain plants and areas will distract rabbits from coming and eating his edible plants and keep them in their own little area so they don’t disturb the plants intended for humans.

Justin Rohner was our guide he is the founder of Agriscaping Technologies. Here he is showing us is pharmaceutical, “Farmacy” area. This is where they go before going to a doctor.

Did you know that grabbing a leaf of a Yerba Manza plant to chew on can often help clear the sinuses?

This was pretty amazing!

TRAMPOLINE GARDENS

Have you ever seen people dig to put their trampoline in the ground? Well dig just a few more feet and you can produce a beautiful oasis…or a tranquil Zen garden.

Here’s another one

They had amazing things like this pumpkin patch in the front yard for Halloween. How brilliant!

Strawberry patches all over the place

Even a banana tree in AZ

This garden built a small chicken coop that transfers back and forth amongst these garden beds. The chicken poop acts as an excellent fertilizer.

If you would like to be self-reliant and resourceful you can schedule a home visit with someone to help design your very own “Agriscaping.”

I will be setting up a time to learn more about this new way of life. Click here to schedule your own designer.

* I was not financially compensated for this post. This was a relaxing day date that we learned some fascinating things we wanted to share and would like to learn more about for our personal yard in the future.

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