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 2013

Three months after their summer photos the perennial vegetables are mostly looking rather faded – with a few exceptions. Next month I hope to bring you photos of some below ground developments amongst the root crops. Spring and summer photos and winter update. Second set of photos here. Sea kale Caucasian spinach Daubenton kale Good […]

Wonderful Wild Sea Cabbage

Wild cabbage or sea cabbage are the common names of Brassica oleracea. They sound best to me put together – wild sea cabbage – and from my experience so far I think I’ll award Brassica oleracea another adjective – wonderful wild sea cabbage! The reason I’m keen on it is because last spring I sowed […]