Parsley is a must have in any self-respecting home garden, with culinary and medicinal uses that have been celebrated for centuries.
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Nasturtium is a ridiculously easy-to-grow plant whose leaves, flowers and seeds are all edible! They also look good in the garden, repel aphids and perform a host of companion planting duties. We love ’em!
Packing protein and a choice selection of vitamins and minerals, these greens are a ready addition to your garden and your gullet.
The amazing avocado – delicious, nutrient dense and the source of last year’s millenials-vs-millionaire great smashed avo/mortgage debate. Still, what could be better than having a ready source of avos in your backyard?
Nettle has a bad rap for its stinging nature, but is an incredibly under-appreciated source of vitamins and good health.
If any vegie is worth waiting for, it has to be asparagus. For 10 months of the year asparagus is little more than a weedy looking perennial, but in spring the plant is transformed....
Beetroot is of exceptional nutritional value; especially the greens, which are rich in calcium, iron and vitamins A and C. The greens should not be overlooked; they can be cooked up and enjoyed in the same way as spinach.
Bull’s Horn (or Cow Horn) Capsicum is an old Italian heirloom variety of sweet capsicum that produces curved fruits up to 20cm long. The fruits can be harvested green or red after 70-90 days
In Melbourne, Rocoto is one chilli plant that can be grown all year round. Whilst severe or successive frosts can damage the plant, it usually recovers sufficiently to grow even bigger the next year.
The feverfew herb was used in the past to treat a variety of conditions such as headaches, arthritis, and as the name implies, fever!