"I'll be sowing a ton of lupine and ornamental kale, sunflowers and even red-leaved lettuce to incorporate in amongst the ornamentals this year, as well as lots of others," says Michigan Tech Master Gardener Quincy Higgins Arney.
shoots are edible raw. young leaves are edible raw. flowers are edible raw. flower bud clusters can be cooked as vegetable. stem pith can be added to soups as thickener. warning: may act as a laxtative if eaten in quantity.
How to Plant Wildflower Seeds. Fall wildflower seed planting will give you an earlier blooming period than spring planting. Keep the soil, where wildflower seeds have been plated, moist during germination, but avoid overwatering after germination.
Love this layout for my garden beds. I think it would make my yard so much nicer.For Fall: Grow Your Own Edible Garden Create your own fall vegetable bounty with this easy step-by-step guide for building raised beds and choosing the right seeds
Power Perennials: Plants That Thrive No Matter What
These perennials are super tough! They will last through the harshest conditions, including drought and poor soil. Check out our favorite power perennials that are perfect for beginning gardeners. These low maintenance flowers and blooms easily thrive.