Edible hedge idea

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Part of building and designing productive gardens is to find interesting and imaginative ways to use edible and useful plants in otherwise traditional landscapes. Per example, by planting edible hedges!

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Ever wondered if the standard (and quite boring?) Box hedge could be replaced with something useful?

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Meet Myrtus ugni (Chilean guava)!

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It offers the best of both world; a slow growing easily hedged shrub, very similar in size and habit to the standard Buxus hedge, with a prolific crop of the sweetest little berries you can find!

 

Tasty food, with a formal touch!

 

 

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