Combine permaculture gardening techniques and edible landscaping ingenuity in
your garden by growing perennial vegetables. You’ll be surprised by how little
work garden perennials require when compared with the work you expend growing
annuals. Plus, our list of best perennials and resources guide will get you
started with this sustainable, practical gardening technique.
Suppose a new agricultural breakthrough promised higher yields, a longer growing season and much less work. These claims can become real benefits for those
willing to make a change to a way of gardening that more closely mimics nature.
Nature’s ecosystems always include not only annual vegetables, but also
perennials — edible roots, shoots, leaves, flowers and fruits that produce year
after year. Besides fruit-bearing trees and shrubs, more than 100 species of
perennial vegetables grow well in North America.
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