The advantages of this cool-weather vegetable rich in vitamins and minerals are its fantastic taste and the fact that you can grow it throughout the year. Start sowing seeds in early spring and keep adding small, frequent plantings until late summer to ensure continually harvest by winter. In average, you will need to plant approximately
Squashes are tender, warm-season, and easy to grow garden vegetable. You can grow two main categories (summer and winter squashes) of these veggies, based on the harvest time. The best thing is that you need just a few plants in the garden, and they will produce enough fruits for the whole family. Squash plants Botanical
Most gardeners grow onions (Allium cepa) organically since it is an easy job with an abundant result. You should plant this useful, cold season vegetable in early spring regardless of whether you pick out yellow, white, or red variety. In general, you can expect the best harvest if you live in southern parts of the
The tomatillo (husk tomato, tomate verde, ground cherry, jamberry) looks like a green tomato enclosed in the calyx (wrapping). Green, yellow, orange, purple, or red round fruits are approximately 1 to 2 inches (2.5 – 5 cm) large and have a sharp, tart, citrus-like taste. Since tomatillos produce fruits throughout the growing season without a break,
Kale (Brassica oleracea) is a fantastic, cool-season vegetable with foliage growing from a central stem. You can choose to grow them as food or as an ornamental plant thanks to its curly, purple or shaded-green leaves. Since kales are rich in vitamins A, C, E, and K, calcium, iron, and fiber, those plants are worth
Broccoli (Brocks, Italian broccoli, or Calabrese) is a hardy veggie originated from the Mediterranean. This plant develops best during cold seasons. It is quite surprising considering its origin, but when it matures during colder weather, its heads are healthier and taste sweeter. In the US, it is possible for harvesting broccoli twice a year, usually
Sweet potato (Yam) is a perennial plant, but most gardeners grow this veggie as annuals. They originated from tropical Americas, but it is one of the most favorite vegetables growing in the southern US. Grow these fantastic plants in your garden, container, or on a trellis, and enjoy lovely foliage, beautiful flowers, and tasty tubers.
Most of us believe that tradition is essential for our lives and the future of our children. Therefore, many gardeners prefer planting heirlooms, an inexpensive and healthy solution for their gardens. Unfortunately, nowadays is pretty hard finding seeds of many old plant species. You need to do research and find farmers in your local community
Originate to Arabia, eggplants (aubergine) came to Europe first, and then the Spaniards carried these veggies to America in the 18th century. Nowadays, you can choose between traditional purple as well as white varieties. Even though many gardeners treat them as annuals, these warm-weather crops are actually perennial plants. These beautiful vegetables need high temperatures
No matter what type of green beans you choose, you will grow them without too many complications. This plant is easy to grow in almost every place, including minimal ones. These prolific plants will thrive in your garden and make it even more beautiful, especially these days when you can choose between numerous colorful varieties.