Weekly Garden Diary: Spring Week 9

Week 9 of spring in NZ heralds the beginning of November, and the exciting countdown to the summer holiday season (and Christmas!). With November usually, comes a little warmer weather and the end of the October rains. Seeds sown now germinate well outdoors and new plants grow with great gusto. You can sow beans in-situ …

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100 Perennial Vegetables For your Garden | Permaculture Plants Food Forest

Imagine growing vegetables that require just about the same amount of care as perennial flowers and shrubs—no annual tilling and planting. They thrive and produce abundant and nutritious crops throughout the season. Once established in the proper site and climate, perennial vegetables planted can be virtually indestructible despite neglect.

I think we can all agree, low maintenance plants are easier to maintain. Imagine growing vegetables that require just about the same amount of care as perennial flowers and shrubs—no annual tilling and planting. Perennial Vegetables thrive and produce abundant and nutritious crops throughout the season without the required inputs that annual vegetables demand. Once …

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