Easiest Vegetables to Grow
Your garden might be blooming already with squash, peppers and peas but this question is always at the back of your mind.
The hundreds of possibilities can be daunting, especially to beginner gardeners.
Perhaps your busy life has left little time for gardening so you just want the easiest plants to take care of.
If you’re looking for some garden inspiration, browse this list of the easiest vegetables, fruits, and herbs to grow.
Below we’ve broken down the list even further for those who want the easiest plants to grow from seed, to keep in a pot indoors, or to regrow from scraps.
Easiest Vegetable to Grow from Seed
There are several ways you can start your garden: 1) Plant seeds, 2) Plant seedlings, or 3) Propagate from cuttings.
If you’re a beginner gardener, starting with seedlings is easiest. However, starting from seeds is cheaper. Here are a few easy plants to start from seed: squash, basil, lettuce, carrots, and radishes.
Regrow Vegetables from Scraps
Looking to get the most out of your groceries? You can regrow vegetables you purchased in stores from their scraps. Here’s a few to try: lettuce, celery, green onions, and carrots.
There are several plants that can also be used to regrow new plants by propagating the cuttings, including mint, basil, tomatoes, and peppers.
Easiest Plants to Grow Indoors
Even if you don’t have a garden, there are easy vegetables and herbs you can grow in pots indoors. Some plants require very little effort and grow quickly like microgreens and sprouts.
Fresh herbs like basil, lemongrass, and thyme are great options to add some greenery to your kitchen window and flavor to your meals.
If you’re looking for a bigger harvest, try planting tomatoes, radishes, dwarf pea varieties, or lettuce in a container. Just make sure they get enough sunshine by a window or on your porch.
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