Edible Neighbourhood

I went for an early morning walk one day last month and noticed a plum tree around the corner. Then I saw an apple tree across the road. I remembered my neighbour’s crabapple tree. So I decided to make it a walk in search of front garden foods. Here’s what I found in various front yards within a block of my house:

neighbourhood edibles: apples


neighbourhood edibles: tomatoes


neighbourhood edibles: strawberries

strawberries (these are ours!)

neighbourhood edibles: plums


neighbourhood edibles: mulberries


neighbourhood edibles: mint


neighbourhood edibles: herb garden

our herb garden!

neighbourhood edibles: grapes


neighbourhood edibles: echinacea


neighbourhood edibles: cranberries


neighbourhood edibles: unripe blackberries

(unripe) blackberries

… And crabapples (the photo didn’t turn out). It’s an amazing edible neighbourhood we have around us, and I never noticed it! Thanks to Not Far From The Tree for helping open my eyes to it!

    • Lynn said:

      I know of it but haven’t made it up there yet.

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