Plotting…

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I started imagining my food gardens in the deep dark cold winter. But my planning didnt begin in ernest until April when I started sketching out what would be planted in each of the 3 plots I was imagining.
I knew it would be companion plantings, and that I might be able to extend our growing season and get two or more crops if i started early, utilized permaculture, and stuck to a schedule.
I wanted to focus on some of my favourite flavours AND make space for a few edible perrenials.
Here is what I came up with:

Perennials including rhubarb and asparagus, and a closely watched horseradish.

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These ancient companions work together to maintain healthy nutrient-rich soil.
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Things that grow together go together, delicious growing allies.
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An underplanting of helpful herbs and flowers naturally repel harmful insects, support healthy tree roots, and hold moisture.
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Sowing leafy greens in a rotation of pots will keep the fresh greens coming for as long as possible.
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The herbs will get moved inside once the cold weather sets in, and each herb’s seeds will be saved for next year.
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