Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having to start your garden from scratch each spring? Then, it's time to discover the perennial food garden.
All of the following herbs, vegetables, fruits and legumes can be planted once and enjoyed for many seasons to come:
Basil (African Blue, East Indian)
Onions (Potato onions, Shallots, Japanese bunching onions, Welsh onions)
Artichoke (Jerusalem, also known as sunchokes)
Broccoli (Nine Star, Purple Cape)
Spinach (Ceylon, Sissoo, New Zeland)
Strawberries (Ever-bearing varieties can be maintained as perennials in colder climates)
Beans (Winged bean, Scarlet Runner)
Note: While all plants listed are perennials, they may not grow perennially in all locations. Check for compatability with your region before making a purchase.