Monthly Archives: January 2011

Perennial Vegetables

I have been experimenting with perennial vegetables for a few years now.  I started growing them mainly because I was fascinated by the idea of having plants that I could eat that would potentially remain in the garden for years.  … Continue reading

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Yes this is a photo of my vegetable garden!

It may look more like a flower border but the photo on top of this blog was taken last July of my vegetable garden.  I am growing perennial vegetables in a polyculture and, amongst other things, there are in this photo … Continue reading

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Forest gardening in miniature

From the first day I read about edible forest gardens, back in 2005, I have wanted to plant one.  As our garden is on the small side I have used the principles of forest gardening and adapt them to my situation.  The garden is … Continue reading

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Signs of new life in the veggie patch after December’s icy grip

After what the weather folk say is the harshest December since records began a hundred years ago it is no surprise that some of my prized plants are dead.  I have begun the plans to counter the damage with fresh … Continue reading

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Hello world!

My passion for perennial vegetables has me always searching for more veggie varieties that live on for years, are easy to grow, taste nice and can pretty much be left to get on with growing by themselves without too much … Continue reading

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