The Backyard Larder

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

The Backyard Larder Blog

Exploring the possibilities of the perennial vegetable garden.

Autumn in the Perennial Vegetable Garden 2014

I know there is value in an honest warts-and-all blog but I am a little embarassed about some of the perennial vegetable photographs this year (spring and summer photos here, winter update here and photos from 2013/4 here). There are clear signs of neglect you see. Naturally I blame my annual vegetable garden taking up […]

Skirret Update 1

  Here’s a photograph I took today of my rather untidy skirret (Sium sisarum) bed. Skirret bed It’s a bit hard to see the skirret plants but they are in there – between the frame on the left and the leafy scorzonera on the right, nestled amongst some weeds and the silverweed plants I grew […]