To the avid produce farmer, row upon row of healthy plants—growing, blooming and fruiting—are as beautiful as Michelangelo’s frescoes. But even the most discriminating flower aficionado can find something to admire in the many edible plants–flowers, vegetables, fruits and herbs—that look as good as they taste.
Here are a few of our favorites plants that are equally at home in the flower bed, the vegetable garden or on the dinner table.
|Purple basil||Thai basil||Garlic chives|
|Anise hyssop||Creeping thyme||Rosemary|
|Purple bush beans||Swiss chard||Chili peppers|
|Okra||French sorrel||Dinosaur kale|
|Patio lemon tree||Cherry||Figs|
One of our favorite ways to use our edibles is in homemade infused water concoctions. These easy, refreshing, low-cal drinks taste great and show off the beauty of your edible plants.