Edible gardening experts share tricks and tools to give your garden personality
If you’re hunting for Maria Finn, check the roofs of San Francisco, where she sets up edible gardens for clients. Maria’s also a writer (she contributes to Sunset) and recently penned A Little Piece of Earth (Universe Publishing, 2010; $20). The book’s simple message: You don’t need acres to grow edibles. “In a small space, you’re not going to live off your harvest, but you can do things like grow kaffir [‘Kieffer’] limes, using the leaves to season homemade curry, or grow ingredients to make cocktails. These ideas make life richer.” Click ahead to see what adds style to her garden.