Category Archives: Perennial Edibles

First Salad Celebration? Not This Year.

It just doesn’t seem right to celebrate when it has been such an incredibly warm winter, I have had greens available in the garden all winter long, minus the couple days of snow we have had of course. Right now … Continue reading

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Growing Asparagus-or at least things I’ve noticed while “trying” to grow asparagus

Asparagus is a long term commitment, it takes at least 2 years before you get a solitary harvestable sized spear and more like 4 years before anything productive starting happening. I am coming up on my fifth full season since … Continue reading

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Losing More Lawn

As a family we have decided we don’t like lawn grass, my husband is allergic to it, I hate weeding it, my son doesn’t play on it and nobody likes mowing it, except our awesome new neighbour she started mowing … Continue reading

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Baby Chives

At this time of year I love snipping the babyest of baby chives, they add a pinch of spring to everything, I have often harvested my chive patch completely down to the ground at least a couple times before they … Continue reading

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Acquiring a Taste for Arugula

Before Arugula is gone for the year I thought it was a fitting good bye to talk about our hate/love relationship. Before I started growing my own I didn’t particularly like arugula. Arugula manifested in my garden as a zero … Continue reading

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Growing Sea Kale-a Perennial Cabbage and Broccoli in One

I am still undecided about sea kale, it’s such a small producer. Sea Kale is a takes care of itself kind of perennial, It’s nice to not have to do anything with a plant and still get food out of … Continue reading

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Evergreen Huckleberry-The Edible Hedge Project Continued

I am finally following up to my edible hedge post from last year, specifically a little more about the lovely evergreen huckleberry. Not quite the privacy hedge I had hoped for just yet, it’s not really looking like much of … Continue reading

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