Survival gardening: Why you should grow these 7 edible perennials

Do you like gardening? Do you consider yourself to have a green thumb? Do you constantly worry about the next Apocalypse scenario and how you’re going to survive on your stockpile of biscuits and crisps? Then this article is for you! Simply put it concisely delivers how these 7 plants could improve your diet in a post apocalyptic wasteland. The will keep your food full of flavor and many can be used for medicinal reasons.

Key Takeaways:

  • Perennial brassicas – Nutrient-packed vegetables like kale, spinach, broccoli, and collards fall under this category, so these are some of the best plants you can have in your garden.
  • Chinese toon – Also known as Chinese mahogany, these perennials are more of a tree than a plant. Their leaves have a distinct onion-like taste that makes them as flavorful as they are nutritious. The plant is a great source of vitamin A and protein.
  • Nettles – Both the leaves and seeds of this plant are packed with nutrition, though they must be prepared beforehand to remove the sting and make it palatable. This plant grows best in moist soil, though the sun exposure it prefers varies depending on the variety.

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