Growing your own food can be fun as well as beneficial for you. You can grow to be trendy, to preserve the past by growing heirlooms, but always for a rewarding harvest. I’ve been growing vegetables for most of my life and today I would like to share with you a few 7 Easy Vegetables to Grow.
The 7 Easiest Vegetables To Grow
Below are the top 7 vegetables I find to be the easiest to grow. These vegetables are grown in different seasons so please be sure to pay close attention to the additional tips and tricks in this post. I hope you will be sure to comment on the blog post to tell me what your favorites are.
I recommend that everyone at least try once in their life growing radishes. They can be started just after the first frost in most hardiness zones and may even be able to tolerate some frost once they begin growing. Guaranteed a harvest in under 50 days makes this veggie a win in spring and autumn. \
Who doesn’t enjoy a fresh-cut of greens year-round? I enjoy growing mesclun lettuce mix in my greenhouse in the winter months and out in the raised beds in the spring and early autumn. Cut and come again varieties like this Tangy Mesclun Blend is a tasty and easy variety to grow.
Image from Territorial Seed Company – Click on Link to purchase the seed.
Although there are many compact growing bean plants I totally love the asparagus yardlong bean that grows on a plant that reaches 5-9 feet tall. Beans are super easy to grow in home gardens as long as you keep up with the harvest. The plant does best when harvested as needed.
This was the year of the kale plant in my home garden for sure. I’ve never had such a beautiful crop that were starter plants in my garden early June. It is December and I still have these beautiful plants growing in a covered bed near the greenhouse.
I’m willing to bet there are over 1,000 different pepper varieties on the market today for the home grower. Some of my favorites are the tiny blends that come in unique colors and are perfect for container gardening. Just look at these beautiful purple mix varieties you can grow in containers in the image below.
A MUST have in my home garden for the past 15 years has been the Thai pepper. This little beauty packs the heat and is great for drying to use in the winter months.
The peppers in the image above got hit with a few frost and are still packing the flavor in my late autumn garden 2014.
Tomatoes – coming soon
Swiss Chard – coming soon
Are you excited to grow veggies this year? Please connect with me so we can grow together. I would love to help you with any tips and advice I can get to you that will help you grow your own food. Be sure to subscribe to my newsletter.