If you’ve longed envied a neighbor’s lush vegetable garden, it’s time to consider growing your own. Believe it or not, starting a vegetable garden doesn’t have to be a huge feat. There are a number of healthy and delicious vegetables, including crisp cucumbers, lettuce, and carrots, that don’t require a great deal of effort to grow. See 10 of the easiest vegetables to grow even if you don’t have a green thumb.
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It’s no secret that carrots are a good source of vitamin A. In order to grow well, carrots need soft soil that’s well-drained. If your soil is too moist, you can attract wireworms.
Whether you prefer them raw in salads or in soups, radishes are a versatile root vegetable. Like carrots, it’s best not to overcrowd the seeds, and try to aim for loose dirt.
When it comes to cucumbers, know that they thrive with loads of sunlight. They’re ideal for small spaces, since they can grow vertically.
This fast-growing vegetable, which can tolerate a certain level of shade and moderate temperatures, is ideal if you’re short on space.