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.

Plot Plotting

With lots of harvesting and clearing of annual vegetable beds going on I’ve started to think about next year’s growing. In the world of perennial vegetables we’ve continued to enjoy perennial kale, sea beet and sorrel over the summer and daylilies are beginning to become normal fare. There should be scorzonera and skirret roots to […]

Keeping Down the Weeds

My allotment is not as tidy as I’d like it to be just now. Somehow my allotment energy runs rather low in August and after rushing around to keep up with all the jobs for several months I’ve been tending to slow down lately. Consequently, the grass is getting a bit long and the weeds […]