The 12 Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Home Gardens Or Containers

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Many people, including myself, grow our own vegetables to beat the credit crunch. And why not? Plant seeds in a container in your garden or in your garden will produce delicious vegetables – and you can save money, too! Growing organic vegetables is easier than you think. The 12 vegetables, you’ll have no problem planting, tending and harvesting in your own garden, even if you are a first time gardener!

1. Radish

It is very easy to grow and can be interspersed with rows of lettuce to have a minimum of space! The great thing about radishes is that very few pests bother. Choose a sheltered sunny field, and organic matter fed. Sowing the seeds thin, uniform ½ inch below the soil surface with a space between each centimeter. Water the soil thoroughly before sowing the seeds and water to give them a lighter look after a few days. Radish is a source of potassium, folic acid, magnesium and calcium, and perfect in salads or as a garnish for salad dressings. Radishes are fast growing and should be ready to take a couple of weeks.

2. Zucchini / Squash

Zucchini and squash do well in most climates and they need a little attention. If you plant zucchini you can end up with more than they can eat!
Zucchini and squash is very low in calories but full of potassium, manganese and folic acid. Sow several zucchini seeds in soil compost piles accumulate a foot tall and several feet wide. each stack heap about 3 meters of space, water them heavily every day and expect them to grow up in a few weeks. They should be ready to harvest about a month later. For each match sow about 1/2 inch (1.25 cm) deep, in a small saucepan and bring to a temperature of 65-70F (18-21C). After germination, growth in a well lit area, harden and transplanting after the last frost of spring, when the weather is hot.

3. Carrots

Carrots tend to pests and require little attention. Carrots are rich in vitamin A, antioxidants, carotenoids and food. Dig a hole less than an inch and plant seeds in each, and leave a few inches between the holes. Thin gradually to 4 6in (10-15cm) apart. Keep the soil moist but do not forget to water the carrots a bit when they start to mature.

4. Spinach

A highly nutritious and easy to grow, rich in calcium and iron. Spinach can be eaten fresh, cooked, and made into a hard sauce. Turn the soil with compost and plant seeds less than an inch, putting at least four inches away to make room for growth. Choose young leaves regularly. Sow the ground several times during the first month and keep well watered region.

5. Peas

The peas are still high-yielding crops, two peas and snow peas. In addition to fruit flies, very few people get pests. A good source of vitamins A, B and C. Cultivate the soil before sowing top dress with a balanced fertilizer. Keep in mind that the soil must drain well to grow peas. Each seed only inches apart and plant them an inch. Newly planted seeds need a half inch of water per week, while the more mature plants need a full inch. Any surplus peas can be frozen very successfully.

6. Peppers

Peppers contain nutrients such as thiamin and manganese. Peppers can be stuffed with meat and rice or used in salsa and pasta, and raw in salads. Until the soil with compost and Epsom salts, it will make you rich in magnesium to help the peppers develop healthily. Paprika can be produced outside in grow polypropylene bags, large pots, etc. Since they grow best in warm soil, sow the seeds of a foot or more apart in beds or containers. Water them frequently, keeping the soil moist, or may have a bitter taste once harvested.

7. Lettuce / green baby

Lettuce is one of the easiest vegetables to grow, just plant the seeds, water and watch how fast it grows. Lettuce is a good source of folic acid and vitamin, which is used as the main ingredient in most salads, but can also be filled with a variety of ingredients to make a lettuce wrap or top sandwiches, burgers and tacos. From the soil with a nutrient-rich fertilizer, break apart and remove debris. Make sure the seeds are planted between 8 and 16 inches and water every day. Avoid doing at night because it can cause disease. Varieties are ready to start cutting about seven weeks after planting.
Green Baby Green only harvested when still young and tender. Vegetables are instant gratification – you reap your first salad in less than a month! Sprinkle thin as possible seeds on the ground, in a 2 – to 3-inch wide ribbon. Baby green line space 6-8 inches. Green plants in pots or baby, and cut fresh salad every night!

8. Onions

Rich in fiber, folic acid and vitamin C, onion need little care – just give them plenty of water. Arar feet and get rid of the dirt. The best way to grow onions is a series of small onions. Plants set so that the tip shows about 5 inches (13cm) apart in rows 12in (30cm) apart. However, planting the seeds a few inches and a few centimeters. Weed this area frequently but gently and provide them with about an inch of water per week.

9. Beet

Beet (sugar) can be peeled, steamed, and then eaten warm with butter, baked, pickled, and then eaten cold as a condiment, or peeled, shredded raw, and then eaten as a salad .. Betanin, a major plant nutrients in red or purple, can help lower blood pressure. Clear and strengthen the seeds by soaking in water at room temperature for one day. Plowing the land and remove the stone from the top 3 feet. plant seed every 2 inches (5 cm) apart, diluted to 4 inches (10cm), and the water at least once per day.

10. Broccoli

For the most part, does not require much special care, easy to grow vegetable broccoli that offer the best return for a cut currently occupy and other green vegetables are rare. A line of 15 feet (4.5 m) will accommodate six plants to provide self-sufficiency for a family of four. Spring planting broccoli ½ inch (1.25 cm) deep and when transplanting plants about 4 inches (10 centimeters) in height of two feet (60 feet) apart in each direction.

11. Tomatoes

There are many advantages to growing tomatoes – they are delicious, they9re good for you, and the dollar value of rewards can be significant. Tomatoes are rich in nutrients such as niacin, phosphorus, potassium and antioxidants like lycopene, carotene, anthocyanin, vitamins A, C and E.

Sow seeds in trays below the surface of peat-based compost. When the seedlings have two pairs of true leaves prick 3 inches (7.5 cm) pots and place them in a light, warm place to inside (like a window). After the last danger of frost has passed, pick a spot in your garden that receives at least 6-8 hours of sun and test the pH level of the soil – should be between 6 and 7. (To reduce the pH level of added sulfur, adding lime to increase). Spread on a composting area and mix with the soil. After curing, tomato define two feet (60 feet) in rows 3 feet (90 feet), bush plants 3 feet (90 feet). Water several times a week.

Tomatoes need a little more attention, and other vegetables in the list. However, some attention needs tomato, you get amazing gifts in a large amount of fruit they produce. To get you started, here’s a complete guide to growing tomatoes

12. Herbs

There are many herbs like thyme, rosemary, basil, mint, sage, chives, parsley and oregano that need very little attention and can grow well in containers on the patio , balcony or terrace. Buy a small plant your favorite herbs from your local nursery and get a container that is at least 6-12 inches. You can plant herbs in a large bowl or long or use at least one “6 pot for individual plants and you can enjoy not only the fragrance and beauty, but also their culinary benefits. Water sparingly because herbs n do not like to sit in wet soil.

If you are a first time gardener, start slowly with a vegetable that I just mentioned. Soon you will gain confidence and have an organic garden is beautiful.