Fruits, Veggies, and Herbs!
Ahhh, my favorite! I love to plant things in my garden that my family can eat. Food from the garden tastes better and is more nutritious.
In the Vegetable garden; we plant tomatoes, squash, beans, peas, onions, leeks, corn, cabbage, peppers, pumpkins, lettuce, spinach, potatoes, and more.
In our herb garden; we have chamomile, basil, thyme, dill, tarragon, marjoram, sage, lavender, cilantro, parsley, chives, rosemary, oregano, and more.
Of course, we also have a berry patch and orchard that we enjoy food from.
Plus, throughout our property, we have many other edible plants such as; Hickory Trees, Sassafras Trees, Beech Nut Trees, Black Walnut Trees, Stinging Nettles, Wild Onions, Wild Mint, Wild Blackberries, Wild Elderberries, Wild Roses (rose hips), Dandelion, Viburnum, and many more.
Build a library of books and articles and learn the culinary and medicinal uses of edible foods, and grow some.
My kids go in to the garden and eat the vegetables or herbs fresh right off the plants. They help me freeze, dry, can, preserve, etc. the food we grow each year. They enjoy helping with these processes and working with their hands. It’s great family time together!