These are all plants with a place in permaculture, the art of growing perennials to meet the needs of people. Most are flowering and attract pollinators and can be used as food for people and animals like rabbits and goats. I am always available to answer questions about the growies, particularly the beautiful ones for the front yard.
Here is what Eat Your Sand is offering for trade this month:
|Cranberry hibiscus with cannas.|
|Cannas are an edible perennial that love full sun and plenty of water. Our native yellow cannas dwell in ditches and swamps. I have yellow, pink, and red cannas, and the purple-leaved variety, which has red flowers. The purple ones appreciate shade, but still love water. I have even had success growing them in floating planters in the pond. Potted cannas for trade.|
|Cardamom ginger is a beautiful dwarf perennial that tolerates shade and dryness well. A member of the ginger family, it has edible tubers and leaves. It is very slow growing if placed in the shade, unlike some other members of the ginger family. Potted plants for trade.|