Self-sufficiency gardening from your vegetable and herb garden. Self-sufficiency gardening is a well-known question I receive when people notice my veggies garden. They ask, do I need to purchase any vegetables and herbs with that much growing? You may be shocked to understand that I always answer yes.
There is some stuff I love to consume frequently that I can’t grow in our climate, will simply plant at specific times of the year or do not yield enough for the place.
But there are many tricks I use in striving for self-sufficiency in vegetables and herbs and I wanted to share those with you by focusing on my favorite crops.
I determine a favorite crop by how often we have it in our diet, the yield for the space, ease of growing and suitability for our climate.
My tricks of self-sufficiency in vegetables and herbs in our subtropical weather are as follows …