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How to Grow Perennial VegetablesThe only reference to another book that I can recall was to one Of His Own Books his own books of the other authors in this field are very generous with their recommendations and citations and reliance on others work So far I love this book Contains lots of plants that I didn t know we re edible Good nicely organized and attractively laid out A large selection of plants represented both common and ncommon varieties Good information on culinary ses of the plantsBad Seemed oriented towards the UK represented both common and ncommon varieties Good information on culinary ses of the plantsBad Seemed oriented towards the UK US obviously fine if you live in the UK Info on cultivation was a little inconsistent and sometimes incompleteOverall this works great as a source of inspiration for new plants to grow but I d probably turn to another reference to confirm the growing conditions and day to day needs of the plants I preferred Perennial Vegetables From Artichokes to Zuiki Taro a Gardener s Guide to Over 100 Delicious and Easy to Grow Edibles Haven t finished this book but have begun to notice that some critical safety information is lacking There seems to be a lot of good information here and it s an important topic but this should probably NOT be anyone s go to book on perennial vegetables Here is an ongoing list of poor information I m finding I feel like I should share these notes for anyone rea. Ced trees auatic plants and edible woodland species There feel like I should share these notes for anyone rea. Ced trees auatic plants and edible woodland species There many advantages to growing perennial vegetables for example they need less tillage than conventionally grown vegetables so the soil structure is not distrubed in their cultivation and. ,

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I was gung ho to read this After Reading A Few Initial Reviews Not reading a few initial reviews not GR from other permaculturists Then I read a few reviews and was feeling wary The reviews ranged from banally nenthusiastic to correctly concerned about serious errors in another of his books serious like incorrect labeling of pictures when it comes to edibles it pictures When it comes to edibles it important to get that right I m not sure if this book is by the same publisherI already had it set on hold when my expectations wilted and when it came in I saw that Hugh Fearnley Whittingsall wrote the intro I very much admire Hugh My hopes yo yo ed back Apple Pie Homicide - A Cozy Mystery upI got good information from this book Most of it is just an index of plants I learned highlyseful things that I d never seen mentioned about rhubarb do and edible bamboo particularly anent the prized varietals Also this was the first book where mineral accumulators were given a special section I am astonished that I m hours and hours of reading into my research but I ve never run into a simple mineral accumulator chart I do wonder if I just overlooked them beforeI ve come across a sort of bifurcation in perennial polyculture critics it s either Toensmeier or Crawford I guess I d have to take Toensmeier if I could only have oneCrawford seems stingy with acknowledging others expertises. Perennial vegetables are a joy to grow
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reuire a less time and effort than annuals In this book Martin Crawford gives comprehensive advice on all types of perennial vegetables edible plants that live longer than three years including coppi.
Ding this book or thinking about adding it to their library American elder Sambucus canadensis an amazingly seful plant and rightfully included in this book but the author leaves out the fact that all parts of this plant are toxic when raw and need to be cookedColumbine Auilegia vulgaris I ve read elsewhere that most of the Auilegia genus is considered toxic The author doesn t mention any reports of toxicity He says that all A vulgaris varieties can be The Winds of Winter used as a vegetable while also saying that it readily hybridises with other Auilegia species if you were going to let the plant re seed as he recommends you might have problemsMore to come I m sure Again like many of Martin Crawford s publications there is a lot of recycled information The most overall and general purpose publication is definitely Creating A Forest Garden Thus this one is really not a must read it is immensely enjoyable inspiring and a good tool The list of species is larger too so if you are still not satisfied and curious for after CAFG then this is a good place to go There is a bit theory advice of plating patternssing the root layers to minimize competition etc If yo I read the beginning and only skimmed the majority of the book the A Z list It seems helpful but not encyclopedic. Carbon is retailed int he soil They extend the harvesting season especially in early spring; they are often of value to beneficial insects than are annual vegetables; many perennial vegetables contain higher levles of mineral nutrients than annua. ,