Edible gardening guide

How to grow delicious vegetables, herbs, and fruit at home

Make an edible garden border

Make the most of a sunny path with an edging of good-looking herbs and veggies

herb garden borders
Photo by Thomas J. Story

Plant edibles for attractive (and tasty) garden beds

Line a garden path with herbs and vegetables for fragrance, color, and a delicious harvest all summer.

To unify your design, pick a color scheme. We chose chartreuse and purple for these two warm-season borders, each 2½ to 6 feet wide. (Ideas for cool-season crops here.)

Click ahead for the plants we used and tips on making a simple gravel path.

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