This “semievergreen” hardy perennial can be harvested year round on Vancouver Island.
Not only is this plant deer resistant, but it is listed as an aromatic herb that Repels deer!
That’s quite a claim !
Check out what the Sonoma County Master Gardener’s have to say about discouraging deer using aromatic herbs at:
Here is a good idea for your west coast winter project !
This article in Mother Earth News has a fantastic overview of the main considerations for a
passively heated green house design.
How to Design a Year-Round Solar Greenhouse
Just a interesting little article I have found. I have tried them all !
Here are some wonderful podcasts on botanical history and current information, great to listen to while commuting to work or while gardening.
BBC Radio Plants From Roots to Riches