How to Grow Vegetables in Ornamental Gardens | Hiding Veg in Flower Beds | 2020

How to Grow Vegetables in Ornamental Gardens | Hiding Veg in Flower Beds | 2020

How to Grow Vegetables in Ornamental Gardens | Hiding Veg in Flower Beds. An Ornamental Vegetable Garden is a great way for the garden to look attractive and be even more productive. Pre-order my first book, Grounded at

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Red Orach seeds
Echinacea – Orange
Red Russian Kale
Purple Heuchera, young plants
White sedum, plants
Pink sedum, plants
Purple Sprouting Broccoli seeds
Pink Echinacea
Achillea seeds
Elephant Garlic
Gertrude Jekyll rose
Asturian Tree Cabbage
Rhubarb (variety unnamed)
Dahlia seeds, Pompom mixed seeds,
Sage seeds,
Thyme plants
Borage White seeds
Borage Blue seeds
Solomon’s Seal
Runner Beans White Lady seeds
Runner Beans Scarlet Emporer seeds
Grapevine, white grapes
Calendula seeds
Chives, seeds
Rosemary plant
Fatsia Japonica (do NOT eat)
Angelica seeds
Chard, rainbow
Nasturtium seeds
Lettuce, mixed colours
Perilla, red, seeds

About Us.
Byther Farm is a small organic homestead, designed and managed using permaculture practices. We aim for self-sufficiency in fruit and vegetables for increased self reliance and better resilience to the modern world. I recognise that we are unlikely to be truly self sufficient, but do the best we can. I share our home with my loving partner, Mr J and our cat, Monty.
We are a fifty-something couple who live on a smallholding in Monmouthshire, Wales. We are going green and creating a gentler, cleaner and more healthy life for our family.
There is a large organic kitchen garden with no dig gardening raised beds and young food forest in which to grown our fruit and vegetables.
We keep chickens and Aylesbury ducks.

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  1. Nicola J on June 23, 2021 at 7:29 pm

    Hi Liz, love the contrast between ornamental and edibles, given me an idea for a part of my garden. Love the corner timber seat idea on the raised bed, im going to nick that idea too. Beautiful robin.

  2. Deborah Zamora on June 23, 2021 at 7:35 pm

    Hey Liz, CONGRATULATIONS ON THE NEW BOOK !! Can’t wait to read it.

  3. Joe Gonzalez on June 23, 2021 at 7:37 pm

    Hi Liz, I need help. This is my first time growing Japanese eggplant. But I noticed within the same plant the normal purple eggplant fruits are growing, so is this yellow looking one too. Any idea why? Thanks in advance.

  4. 7192179 on June 23, 2021 at 7:39 pm

    Good. Thank you

  5. Eline Makker on June 23, 2021 at 7:43 pm

    Yes! I love this principle of combining edible perennials and annuals / veggies and flowers in an ornamental garden – I am still looking for good books that give practical examples for this – any good tips for that? Thank you for the inspiration!

  6. Rebekka S on June 23, 2021 at 7:43 pm

    I adore orache. Such a beautiful plant. I‘ve been hesitant though because all my allotment neighbors consider it a noxious weed and where I‘d put it is along the outside of my plot. I‘m afraid that someone might try to spray herbicide to get rid of it (not that herbicides are allowed, but unfortunately that doesn‘t bother most people here…)

  7. Linda Ralston on June 23, 2021 at 7:47 pm

    Just beautiful Liz! Thank You!!

  8. Ann Burge on June 23, 2021 at 7:48 pm

    You have an edible paradise that would make the angles sing… love how you talked about sacrificial plants that attract moths that in turn support a whole lot of other birds and animals. Your seat idea is so practical. The allium flowers make the polytunnel plastic look pretty.

  9. Liz Zorab - Byther Farm on June 23, 2021 at 7:48 pm

    WOO HOO! I’m so excited to announce that you can now pre-order my first book, Grounded, at a special pre-publication price. All pre-ordered books will be signed. Publication due February 2021.

  10. Nexus on June 23, 2021 at 7:49 pm

    I’m just about to try and convert part of cottage garden to a mix with flowers and veg. Thank you for the great ideas. I’ve really grown to appreciate the beauty in vegetables too, they can have some stunning architecture, texture, colours. Big learning curve this year, helped massively by channels like yours

  11. Lorelle Tyler on June 23, 2021 at 7:50 pm

    Great video liz

  12. Athena on June 23, 2021 at 7:52 pm

    Edimental gardening

  13. margaret sofocleous on June 23, 2021 at 7:54 pm

    Wonderful Liz

  14. Nancy Scott on June 23, 2021 at 7:55 pm

    Fabulous as always! Thx Liz♥️

  15. Growing in the Country on June 23, 2021 at 7:56 pm

    Lovely! I’m taking the plunge and going into market gardening in the spring. Going to need to get creative with packing it all in!!

  16. Ally Nicola on June 23, 2021 at 7:57 pm

    New subscriber! Loved the video..very inspiring and informative.

  17. Geoff and Deb Shipton on June 23, 2021 at 7:57 pm

    So good Liz. The beauty of vegetables is so underrated. Great information once again. 😉

  18. yellowlabrador on June 23, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Those figworts grow on you, I spot them on my walks and I always stop and look at the flowers.

  19. Eleni Zazani on June 23, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    I’m very excited for your book, I couldn’t resist, so order served! Well done!

  20. West London Gardener on June 23, 2021 at 8:10 pm

    Great concept!

  21. Caroline Gray on June 23, 2021 at 8:11 pm

    Nice video

  22. Santano Dias on June 23, 2021 at 8:12 pm

    lovely garden. , i just had my onion harvest last month, but in garden centers they have onion set to grow in winter , i m suprised , do we realy grow onions in winter in sep , n when r they harvested r they grow for big bulbs or for seeds next yr or spring onions .

  23. Tess - Food, Finance and Frugal Living on June 23, 2021 at 8:15 pm

    Good name for your gardening book! Grounded! Love it. X

  24. Angie SunsetFarm on June 23, 2021 at 8:16 pm

    Everything is so so gorgeous!

  25. SuzyQ on June 23, 2021 at 8:16 pm

    Although my new place is out in the country and likely my husband and I will be the only ones to see it, I plan to interplant flowers in all my beds. I won’t distinguish between the two, since flowers are crucial for the pollinators AND for my pleasure.

  26. Anita on June 23, 2021 at 8:18 pm

    Another inspiring video, showing how a vegetable garden can be a lot more than just functional and focused on production. Some wonderful suggestions I will definitely try out.

  27. pat stephenson on June 23, 2021 at 8:18 pm

    Thank you Liz x

  28. CAROLINE FIDDYMONT on June 23, 2021 at 8:19 pm

    Can I please ask what your average temperatures summer and winter are? Where we live is probably the opposite of your seasons!

  29. John Belcher on June 23, 2021 at 8:19 pm

    Absolutely lovely!

  30. Debra Bray on June 23, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    Your garden is beautiful, Liz! Thank you for sharing with us and for teaching along the way. I always learn something from your videos.

  31. Martyn Skillings on June 23, 2021 at 8:23 pm

    Hi Liz – yet another interesting vid. Thanks. An ex-trampoline pole? – I never thought of you bouncing up and down on such but – you never know these things! Love your decorative and practical mix. Your idea for corner ‘perches’ to sit and linger is a good ‘un. I love and respect your attention to pollinators. When we arrived at our new home, pollinators and birds were more or less absent. Not so now. It matters’ doesn’t it? You’ve given me more than a few ideas. Thanks again. Every good wish as always – Paul

  32. TheGggnome on June 23, 2021 at 8:24 pm

    You are just so lucky not to have to worry about deadly snakes. No way I would be game to have a garden that dense.

  33. Anes shiego on June 23, 2021 at 8:25 pm

    Wow manny plants. Injoyable. Rooming around your plants . Thanks may God bless you.

  34. Black Pack Homestead Chris and Marella Ogden on June 23, 2021 at 8:26 pm

    Sometimes your ornamental flowers are secret edibles. It’s not carnation instant breakfast for nothing.

  35. Randy Collins on June 23, 2021 at 8:27 pm

    You sure have a lot of beautiful flowers in your garden Liz and I find your videos are very education for this old guy…

  36. Steven Dowden on June 23, 2021 at 8:28 pm

    lovely mix of plants well done liz

  37. cheska cook on June 23, 2021 at 8:28 pm

    thank you for another excellent video

  38. Barry Weaver on June 23, 2021 at 8:28 pm

    your plants look so healthy liz