The fall is a great time to plant your perennial veggies and other perennials. The long, wet, and mild fall and winter in the Northwest gives your plants plenty of room to develop roots and establish itself for spring growth. Come stop by Thursday through Saturday until Thanksgiving to check out our selection. Or e-mail us at email@example.com. We’ll chat your head off about perennial vegetables.
Here is a list of our currently available plants:
- Good King Henry (Chenopodium bonus-henricus) 1 gal. Early spring veggie. New shoots can be cooked like asparagus. Succulent Triangular leaves may be harvested through the end of August and cooked like spinach.
- Lovage (Levisticum officianale) 1 gal. The leaves and seeds (“celery seeds”) are used to flavor food. Blanched spring growth is great fresh like celery.
- Salad Burnet (Sanguisorba minor) 1 gal. Used in salads and dressings, having a flavor of cucumber. Interchangeable with mint leaves in some recipes.
- Sorrel, Bloody Dock (Rumex sanguineus) 1 gal. Beautiful red-veining sword-shaped leaves. New leaves are eaten like spinach.
- Sorrel, Garden (Rumex acetosa) 1 gal. The leaves may be pureed in soups or sauces or added to salads. Flavor similar to kiwi-fruit or sour wild strawberries.
- Pilgrim Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) 1 gal. Plants cloned from the coast of Washington. Berries are delicious and form a beautiful groundcover in ideal conditions.
- Chamomile, Roman (Chamaemelum nobile) 1 gal. Perennial evergreen groundcover or path, dried and used as a medicinal tea for digestion and also to strengthen the immune system.
- Wormwood (Artmesia absinthian) 1 gal. The plant’s characteristic odor can make it useful for making a plant spray against pests. It is used in companion planting to suppress weeds, because its roots secrete substances that repel insects and inhibit the growth of surrounding plants.
- Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) 1 gal. Beautiful sprays of daisy-like flowers attract beneficial insects. Used medicinally as a headache remedy and used in culinary as a bitter.
- Carpathian English Walnut (Juglans regia) Produces large oil-rich nuts in great abundance. Plant one now for your children to reap the benefits down the road.
- Crampbark (Viburnum Opulus) Otherwise known as Highbush Cranberry. Inner bark is used for menstrual pains or as a general cramp remedy. Berries are highly aromatic and add peculiar flavor to jams and pies.
- Rosa Rugosa Produces an abundant crop of large rosehips that are good for jams or pies. Dried hips make great tea.
- Serviceberry (Amelenchier Canadensis) Large shrub with choice edible berries. Choose a sunny location for best fruit.
- Black Elderberry (Sambucus Canadensis) Produces of bunches of delicious, cold-fighting flowers and berries. A must have for a forest garden.
- Yarrow (Anchilea millefolium) 1 gal. Flat top white flowers bloom June-August. Attracts bees, butterflies and beneficial. One of the most popular herbs for colds and flu.