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.

Trying my Patience

I offer you insincere apologies if the title of this post made you groan! I love a pun and this one is my reward after a long wait to get a good taste of patience dock (Rumex patientia, also known as herb patience, garden patience and monk’s rhubarb). I recorded my tribulations with trying to […]

Two steps forward, one step back!

It is the three year anniversary of the Backyard Larder Blog and time for another overview. Establishing a perennial vegetable allotment can take a while especially if time and money resources are limited. My progress has been stepwise. Sometimes plants have needed resiting as I’ve begun to better understand their needs – or replacing when […]