Jonie Hill wrote:I'm trying to think of something good to grow in a smallish space next to some comfrey (& a mandarin), so that there is something green there throughout the year. Are there any plants that grow over autumn/winter & die down in spring?!
Chickweed! It is technically an annual but reseeds like crazy, edible and medicinal and very green all winter unless you have very very cold winters. here is a link to a thread about it http://www.permies.com/t/21501/plants/Chickweed-Stellaria-media-winter-green#298288 I let mine die back in place and it provides a bit of mulch also. It is our winter green drink.
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