Author Archives: Anni Kelsey

About Anni Kelsey

Author of Edible Perennial Gardening and avid researcher into edible perennials and associated useful plants.

Baby rabbit

One morning last week my partner noticed that we were being visited by a tiny baby rabbit and I managed to take this photo through the bars of the decking.  We watched her / him having a good feast as s/he stayed … Continue reading

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Plants For A Future Need Volunteers! — Forest Garden Plants

This is re-blogged from Forest Garden Plants, Plants for a Future is SUCH a BRILLIANT project ………   For the past five or so years I’ve been going down to help Addy Fern on the beautiful Plants for A Future … Continue reading

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Yet more mashua

If there is anyone else who would like some mashua tubers please let me know. 6 April, update, I have packed up some parcels today and there are still more lying in a basket hoping for a home so do … Continue reading

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Otter Farm updated update!

I am very pleased to say that Otter Farm reached their target! ************************ With six days to go, the Otter Farm Crowdfunder appeal is at 60% of its target.  Mark is offering some additional rewards for pledging as per his … Continue reading

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Please support Mark Diacono’s Otter Farm Project (Crowdfunder)

You may well have heard of Mark Diacono and his amazing Otter Farm project in Devon (UK).  He is currently planning to extend his work by adding a building to the site in which to host courses in all sorts … Continue reading

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Masses of mashua and plenty to spare

Further to my post on 7 January 2016 I have had a chance at last to dig up some of the mashua harvest – this is the haul from what was either one or two plants.  The tubers were all … Continue reading

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Perennial Vegetable Podcast at The Guardian

Well, I never expected that my fascination with perennial vegetables would lead me to the London HQ of The Guardian (for overseas readers this is one of the UK’s leading newspapers). However, out of the blue came an invitation to … Continue reading

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