Quoting TaeTaeLove:Depends on where you live and what you want to do with the plants. If we buy some property, were going to put in some fruit trees, some grape vines, some fruit bushes, whatever of the fruit types that grow wherever we are. We'll also put in a veggie garden and an herb garden. I tend to use herbs for medicinal uses, and make things with them (toiletries, satchets, etc).
For herbs, a starter for me would be: lavender, chamomile, mint, spearmint, wintergreen, rosemary, oregano, marjoram, garlic, onion, peppers (cayene, chili, etc), and any other herbs I use regularly for cooking, arnica, etc.
Fruits would be: black, blue, rasp, strawberries, grapes, citrus, peaches, pineapples in the south, apples, pears in the north.
Veggies: potatos, carrots, lettuces, cucumbers, tomatos, celery, rutabega/turnips, corn, grean and regular beans, sweet potato/yams, bell peppers, etc
Other plants: roses, marigolds, aloe, wisteria (contained), lilies, clovers, water plants (for the pond we'd have built if there isn't one to begin with, or the natural pool we'd put in), poppies, morning glories, moon flowers... any kind of flowers we could get to grow probably, plus decorative grasses and such.
Quoting TaeTaeLove:There are good gardening books out there. You should go raid your library. :) you could also pick up some landscaping books to help with the wall area. And look into homesteading, especially if your sah. Two good ones are back to basics homesteading guide and country know how and wisdom.
I want a hobbit hole. LOL. A house built into a plantable burm.
I think it's really cool, we are hoping to build an eco-friendly tiny house one day
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