It just takes a few simple gardening experiences to mold you into a vegetable gardener for life. In fact, it’s just one good experience will be enough to get you hooked.Sometimes you are only familiar with foundation landscaping that comes with your home. Maybe you are just an ornamental grower or you have never planted anything in your life and it just popped up by accident. Whatever it is, we can assure you that you can grow a little food.
Step 1: Yes, what vegetables you should start with should always be clear. To make it easier — what vegetables you enjoy eating? You need to start there.
Step 2: After this what need you need to do is you have to compare your list of favorite vegetables to a list of easy-to-grow vegetable plants. Because some vegetables take more time to grow and also, they can make a first-time vegetable gardener successful in their very first season.
Step 3: Keep watch on the perfection at the garden gate. There is no perfect plant, zone, or gardener. Some of your plants are going to thrive and kick ass — and some aren’t. This is a known fact.
Step 4: Get the latest dirt from the locals on the tomatoes, peppers, or green beans that are winning in your garden zone. You can head to your local nursery and/or some manure to mix in the soil to yield good vegetables.
List of Easy-to-Grow Vegetable Plants
Herbs – Herbs in the vegetable garden or in their own bed make fantastic first plants. Once established, most herbs require little watering. They do well in poor soils but do like a well-draining one.
Squashes – A healthy vegetable family and easy plants for the gardener. Plant summer squashes such cucumbers and zucchini and winter squashes like pumpkin and spaghetti squash.
Lettuce – Salad greens are easy to care for and mature incredibly fast. Gardeners can plant lettuce seeds and harvest them for the dinner table in a month. You’ll have the best luck if you grow it in the cool months such as early fall and late spring. This tolerates nearly any type of soil and its reliability makes it a crop that’s easy to experiment with.
Tomatoes – These are called the darlings of the home vegetable garden. can take full-on heat and there’s a variety available for every climate. The key with tomatoes is to choose varieties that love your zone. Surprisingly few plants are needed to produce a high yield of fruit and bush varieties are particularly easy to grow in containers.
Radishes – Radishes are among the simplest vegetables to grow. They germinate easily and don’t make any quirky demands. Plant them alongside carrots and just as these are ready to be harvested, it’s the right time to thin carrot seedlings.
Potatoes – These are not only easy to grow, but fun to harvest.
Carrots – are indispensable in the kitchen garden. Yes, carrot seeds take a lot longer to germinate than many other seeds (just keep them moist and they’ll pop up), but carrots aren’t hard to care for and are fun to grow.
Green beans come in bush-types and climbing types. Both are easy to grow, but the climbers will keep producing if you continue to hardest the beans.
Peppers – From bell to chili, hot to mild; these are an exceptionally easy crop to grow. Peppers come in a wonderful assortment of colors – even lavender and purple.