Sweet with a mealy texture. Birds will flock to your yard if you have a mulberry tree — but there's a certain degree of mess you have to put up with. Since the plants bloom and fruit early in the season sometimes before strawberriesgardeners in cold areas should protect the shrubs from late spring frosts. Some varieties are reportedly hardy to zone 3 but even those may need protection in our climate. Dill grows up to 4 feet tall or more and is best used at the rear of the garden bed. The smaller the fruit, the easier it is for birds to eat.
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary is a relatively slow growing herb and is therefore often grown in pots and brought indoors for the winter in colder climates.
Berries for the Prairies
Though it is far too late in the season for planting most vegetables, there are a handful of reliable and quick to mature vegetables that I am still planting in my garden and in my clients' gardens!! Confining them, to a pot dug into the ground may be a useful strategy. The plant prefers moist, shady areas with a bit of sun and can commonly be found near creeks. We need to confirm your email address. Strawberries Fragaria x ananassa Due to their low growing and spreading nature, strawberries also make an excellent ground cover. Honeyberry Lonicera caerulea This honeysuckle relative produces sweet, 1- to 2-inch-long, blueberry-like fruits that can be eaten fresh or made into pies and sauces. I grow more than half the fruit listed on this page, and would highly recommend that anyone desiring to grow the fruits learn about the associated diseases and pests for each of the desired fruits, especially if planning on organic management.