Annuals, Herbs, Perennials
Though both commonly available plants from this genus produce many umbrella-shaped clusters of tiny flowers, they are valued for their fernlike foliage. In one, chervil, the leaves are used in cooking; in the second, the foliage brings deep, striking color to the perennial border.Anthriscus cerefolium
Low foliage mounds about a foot wide. Flower stems, 1–2 ft. topped with white blossoms in summer. The leaves have a parsley-like flavor with overtones of anise; use like parsley, fresh or dried. Sow seeds in place in early spring (in cold-winter areas) or in fall (where winters are mild). In the following years, volunteer seedlings will keep you supplied with new plants. Goes to seed quickly in hot weather; keep flower clusters cut to encourage leafy growth.
Winter squash is grown for harvest in late summer or fall; it stores well and is used for baking and f...
Native to southern Europe. Some peas are for shelling, some have edible pods, and others can be eaten ...
Zones 8, 9, 12–24; H1, H2; all zones as annual. Native to South America. Woody-based plant with ...