Category: what to grow

Blueberries

Blueberries are small enough to keep in a balcony pot, but you might need two…
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Edible Flowers

Not only they add a splash of color and detail to salads, but they are also quite tasty.
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Plump rose hips

You’re supposed to pick them after the first frost so they are at their sweetest. But for jelly and jam just add sugar to taste.
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Cucamelons

They look like tiny watermelons and taste like cucumber with a hint of lime. They are also very easy to grow.
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Purple harvest

Plums and black bean pods. I really enjoy the color of the pods and these bush beans also have purple flowers.
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Tomato choices

Black truffle and star plum were the new sorts I tried this year on the balcony. My “tradition” is to buy one as seedling, and plant one from seed from a tomato I ate and found especially yummy.
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June brings strawberries

These are big but we also have lots of tiny wild strawberries. They taste a bit like raspberries and make an excellent ground cover.
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