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PNW Edible Perennials what are you growing?

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PNW Edible Perennials what are you growing?

Post  FamilyGardening on 4/6/2015, 7:35 pm

We are excited to be planting more Edible Perennials  this year in our FamilyGardens!

Over the weekend we planted a few new things Very Happy high- lighted in Green...the rest of the list we already have growing Very Happy on the right hand side are some we are *considering adding* to our garden......what have you all planted? and is there anything that you love as an edible Perennial that I don't have listed below?.....we are trying hard to get as much Edible perennials as possible.



Edible Perennials in our Garden:  
1. Artichokes
2. Apple tree
3. Asparagus
4. Blackberries
5. Raspberries
6. Blueberries
7. Cherry trees
8. Chives
9. Dandelions
10. Grapes
11. Honeyberries
12. Horseradish
13. Huckleberries
14. Kiwis
15. Lemon balm
16. Mints
17. Oregano
18. Plum tree
19. Peach tree
20. Rhubarb
21. French Sorrel
22. Rosemary
23. Sage
24. Strawberries
25. sun chokes
22. Thyme

*Considering adding*
*Egyptian walking onions
*fig tree
*Good King Henry
*lovage
*minutina
*paw paw trees *Pear tree
*red veined sorrel
*salad burnet

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Re: PNW Edible Perennials what are you growing?

Post  yolos on 4/6/2015, 7:51 pm

Pineapple or does it get too cold there.
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Re: PNW Edible Perennials what are you growing?

Post  FamilyGardening on 4/6/2015, 8:23 pm

@yolos wrote:Pineapple or does it get too cold there.

yummy Pineapple!! we would do in a heartbeat but its to cold here Sad

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Re: PNW Edible Perennials what are you growing?

Post  boffer on 4/7/2015, 12:39 am

Re: a few of your new plants.

Supposedly, horseradish is best harvested in the fall.  We've been trying for several years to make good horseradish sauce, but haven't found a method that's as good as store bought.  If you find one, please let us know.

I'm sure you know that sunchokes reproduce like rabbits!  BEWARE!  Razz   I have some in a box on the ground, and that doesn't contain them.  It's been 5-6 years, and I don't remember if I used weedblock or anything else under the box.

We have two types of Rosemary.  One does great; the other is kinda sad.  I don't know if it's the variety or the different location that makes the difference.  They're both in native soil.
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Re: PNW Edible Perennials what are you growing?

Post  sanderson on 4/7/2015, 2:12 am

Swiss chard? I haven't heard of a 20 year old chard but I have seen 2 and 3 year old chard. Ruby or rainbow is so pretty.

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Post  FamilyGardening on 4/7/2015, 8:56 am

Boffer no worries with the sun chokes....we planted them in a container Very Happy as far as the horseradish I will keep ya posted on how it goes after harvesting Very Happy thanks for suggesting us to harvest it in the fall!!.....interesting about the Rosemary, as the one we just planted is replacing the old one that we lost year before last in a cold snap Sad I did not know there were more then one type of Rosemary

Sanderson....I didn't know swiss chard would go for a second year like we have found with kale, parsley & celery....that's good to know Very Happy

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