Mediterranean understory edibles

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  1. crowsandcats

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    Hey all, I've got a food forest project in a Mediterranean climate. It's about 7 years old, and I'm planning to chop and drop the tipuana overstory at the onset of the rainy season and simultaneously sow something edible. I've done fava beans literally every year, and would like to try something different.

    There is plenty of nitrogen in the soil by now. My biggest constraints are partial shade now that it's a maturing system, and lots of hiding places for snails. I was thinking broccoli, but I assume it will get ravaged by caterpillars and snails.
     
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    go for a blend and include some radishes and turnips.
    seeds can be bought in bulk for less $. good luck!
     
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    A blend of what besides radishes and turnips?
     

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