Fruits, Veggies and Edible Plants

Take “eating-local” to the next level, with healthy food direct from your own garden.  Never wonder if something unhealthy might be sprayed onto the food your family eats.  There’s no place better than your own fruit and veggie garden to create natural, delicious and environmentally responsible meals.  Ask about heirloom varieties and plants that are not commonly known to be edible.  Cozyn’s Garden Gallery takes you from planting to the dinner table, with lots of advice and tips along the way.

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Common Name    Category  
Botanical Name   Light Requirements  
Zone  


  
Earligold Apple Semi Dwarf (Malus 'Earligold')
Yellow fruit with good flavour. Bears fruit in early July. Requires pollinator.
Height & Width:
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 4

  
English Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Ideal in containers. Use leaves to season meats and vegetables.
Height & Width: 1.8m T x .9m W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 7

  
Harflame Nectarine (Prunus persica var. nucipersica 'AC Harflame')
Freestone golden fruit with a dark red blush. Bears fruit in mid-August. Self-fruiting.
Height & Width:
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 6

  
Harglow Apricot (Prunus armeniaca 'Harglow')
Large crops of rounded orange fruit sometimes blushed red. Flavourful and freestone. Self-fruiting.
Height & Width:
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 5

  
Heritage Raspberry (Rubus idaeus 'Heritage')
Flavourful berries are produced in summer and is everbearing. Sturdy canes do not need staking.
Height & Width:
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 4

  
Highbush Cranberry (Viburnum trilobum)
White flowers in spring followed by red berries that are edible. Dark green leaves turn red in fall.
Height & Width: 3m T x 3m W
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 2

  
Himrod Seedless White Grape (Vitis vinifera 'Himrod')
Large, full clusters of medium to large golden fruits. Excellent for winemaking and table use.
Height & Width:
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 5

  
Loring Peach (Prunus persica 'Loring')
Large yellow fruit with red cheeks. Sweet, juicy fruit great for eating/preserving. Self-fruiting.
Height & Width:
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 6

  
McIntosh Apple (Malus 'McIntosh')
Small to medium fruit with sweet, juicy white flesh. Tart and refreshing. Requires pollinator.
Height & Width:
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 4

  
Merlot Grape (Vitis vinifera 'Merlot')
Medium open clusters of blue-black fruits. Reliable producer. Superior red wine grapes.
Height & Width:
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 5