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Rediscovering Perennial Vegetables

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As the days lengthen and the sun grows stronger, many of us are champing at the bit to get our gardens started. Seed catalogues are being pored over, dog-eared, and circled, and some folks may have even begun to order vegetable seeds in preparation for-->


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Jordan G (37)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 3:38 am
Fantastic; thanks.

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 7:41 am
Thanks--looking forward to a lil gardening.

Sarah Baker (61)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 10:18 am
Thanks for sharing!!!

Debra G (0)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 11:11 am
Wouldn't mind trying to grow some of these. Sun chokes are very tasty - would they work in a large pot?

Birgit W (160)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 2:02 pm
Interesting article, thanks for sharing.

Kamia T (89)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 3:05 pm
Sun chokes expand exponentially in the garden, so if the tub were large enough, you could grow a few. My favorite perennial veggie is asparagus. Productive in the spring, after the first two years' of growth, and pretty ferny things the rest of the time. I found garlic chives to be very fussy, and garlic's so much easier to grow, but regular chives are wonderful! I grow scarlet runner beans, because they're so darn pretty, and keep producing until a hard freeze, but they can't take a cold winter.

Nelson Baker (0)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 3:25 pm
Thank you for the information.

Anne K (139)
Thursday March 20, 2014, 5:01 pm
Thanks, Kathy.

Robert O (12)
Friday March 21, 2014, 8:07 am
Thank you Kathy.

Rehana VN (0)
Saturday March 22, 2014, 8:53 am
Thank you

Past Member (0)
Monday March 31, 2014, 10:27 am
Thanks for these

Geoff P (84)
Monday March 31, 2014, 9:15 pm

Jana DiCarlo (45)
Sunday April 20, 2014, 8:24 am
I miss having a garden :((

James Wilmot (462)
Monday April 21, 2014, 9:11 am
Excellent thank you ;-)

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 30, 2014, 2:40 pm
Back to nature: This should be the path to the future! Thank you

Kathryn M (108)
Saturday May 3, 2014, 2:12 pm
Perennial veggies! This is genius! The older I get the more I want perennial any-kind-of-plant to cut down work!

Gloria p (304)
Sunday May 18, 2014, 6:39 am
There are a few I like but mostly I would have to taste them first.

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 4, 2015, 6:22 am

Yuliya Grishina (129)
Saturday May 9, 2015, 10:16 am
Thank you

Shailja Mukhtyar (90)
Thursday May 14, 2015, 5:33 pm
used to grow lots of vegies- tomato/ cucumber ,/ squash/ spicy pepper / corn... now only mint/ peach-pear- figs on our trees... too tiring to do the work, also way too many allergies ...

Shailja Mukhtyar (90)
Sunday June 21, 2015, 7:27 pm
getting ready to harvest peaches from my garden next month...

Past Member (0)
Monday July 6, 2015, 5:32 am
Good info here, thank you. It's been years since I had the space to grow veg in the yard, but I try to make do with pots on the back steps!

Sara S (2)
Wednesday July 29, 2015, 4:19 pm
These vegetables should all be more common, especially the neglected Good King Henry.

Past Member (0)
Friday August 7, 2015, 1:12 pm
President Obama has started making Vegan options at all his dinner parties. He is learning the humane way. Right on President Obama

Shailja Mukhtyar (90)
Wednesday September 16, 2015, 7:24 pm
flowers for desert, lovely

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Sunday November 12, 2017, 10:53 am
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