Return to the Edible Landscape Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
zone 3/4 shade edibles

Posted by ptilda 3/4 (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 18, 09 at 3:39

I am in the "crack" of zones 3/4, and have mostly shade in my yard. I am working on landscaping, and would like to incorporate as many edible plants as possible. So far, I can thing of some herbs (mints, etc), wintergreen (grows wild in my yard, just need to encourage & protect it), blueberries (also growing wild, but I'd like to get some larger varieties), mushrooms (on my "to-do" list, but not started yet). Any other suggestions for hardy, shade-tolerant, edible plants would be appreciated.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: zone 3/4 shade edibles

Partial Shade - Cranberry, currant & elderberry to zone 4. I saw haskaps, honeyberries, are okay with partial shade.

Here is a link that might be useful: Designing & Maintaining Your Edible Landscape Naturally


 o
RE: zone 3/4 shade edibles

Hi! I'm in the same in between zone with a lot of shade and I've been trying to incorporate more edibles into my yard.

I know currants will work--I've never tried them though. We have a TON of elderberry growing wild here.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Edible Landscape Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here