Plant Suggestions

General guidelines: edible, not deadly or poisonous, durable (trampling, picking), useful (for habitat, medicine or construction/crafts), some perennials (year round)

Perennials

Agastache

Artichoke

Berries

Cardoon

Chamomile

Chives

Clove

Currant

Comfrey

Sage

Dianthus

Fennel

Fruit trees

Honeysuckle

Hyssop

Kiwi

Lamb’s ear

Lavender

Lemon verbena

Mint (keep in pots)

Monardo (bee balm)

Oregano

Pineapple sage

Roses

Rosemary

Sorrel

Strawberries

Sweet cicely

thornless blackberry

thornless raspberry

Thyme

Bulbs: some bulbs are poisonous so check before you plant

Annuals

Arugula 

Basil

Beans, snap & runner & bush

Broccoli

Brussel sprouts

Cabbage

Cantaloupes

Cauliflower

Chard

Chives

Cilantro/coriander

Collards

Corn

Cucumbers

Dill

Garlic

Gourd

Leeks

Lettuce

Lemon balm

Onion

Oregano

Parsley

Peas

Peppers

Pumpkins

Spinach

Squash

Stevia

Tomatillos

Tomatoes

Zucchini

Root crops

Carrots

Beets

Onions

Peanuts

Potatoes

Radishes

Turnips

Grasses & ground cover

Barley 

Buckwheat

Burdock

Cleavers: sticky leafed herbal ground cover used medicinally

Mullien

Phacelia (native plant good for bee forage)

Rye

Oats

Wheat

 

Flowers

Aster

Bachelor’s buttons

Bean blossom

Borage

Brassica flowers

Calendula

Clover

Coneflower

Cosmos

Daisies

Gazania

Gomphrena

Hollyhocks

Honeysuckle

Lamb’s ear

Marigolds

Nasturtiums

Pansies

Salvia

Snapdragons

Strawflowers

Sweet peas

Sunflowers

Verbena

Viola

Zinnia

POISONOUS plants

Aconite

Anemone

Azalea

Buttercup

Calla lily

Clematis

Columbine 

Daffodil

Delphinium

Four o’clock

Foxglove

Larkspur

Hyacinth

Hydrangea

Yarrow is a skin irritant in sunlight

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