The Backyard Larder

A place to explore and buy perennial vegetables and other food plants.

Spring in the Perennial Vegetable Garden 2013

Some of the perennial vegetables showing on my plots at the moment: (Summer, autumn and winter updates. A second set of photos here and a third set here – different plants.) Sea kale Caucasian spinach Daubenton kale Good King Henry Sorrel “Profusion” Wild garlic Sea beet Daylily Babington leek Giant chives Turkish rocket Buckler-leaved sorrel Pink Purslane […]

Jerusalem Artichoke – a very easy Perennial Vegetable

I was growing Jerusalem artichokes for a few years before I became engrossed with growing perennial vegetables generally. Despite having a very imprecise memory for dates I know this because my elder son wrote a poem about them shortly after we moved to East Yorkshire in 2002 when he was about eight – and I […]