One of the most popular types of plants to grow both indoors and out is the vegetable. Nothing beats reaping the rewards of your hard work like having a bite into a fresh tomato or pepper. Unfortunately, many beginner gardeners can be a bit apprehensive about growing vegetables and may see them as difficult to do. Today, we want to dispel this myth, and show that growing vegetables is in reach for every level of gardener, even complete beginners. Here are 5 of our top picks for easy to grow vegetables you can start with today!
First up we have lettuce which is a very hardy and easy to grow plant. Lettuce actually grows quite well in cool weather, so it’s okay to plant this in early spring. It can survive a little bit of frost, making it very forgiving if you misplan it’s planting time.
Lettuce is also extremely space efficient, and you can easily grow a decent amount with very little space. Many gardeners put lettuce in between flowers, or even under taller plants. This also makes lettuce one of the most popular vegetables for indoor gardeners who are space conscious.
Probably the most popular veggie to grow is the tomato. While they do require a good amount of sunlight that’s really the most important part of growing tomatoes. The more sunlight they get the faster and bigger the tomatoes will grow, so pick the sunniest spot you can for this plant.
Tomatoes do require a decent amount of space to grow, and do take some time to mature. It’s also very important to not expose them to frost, so don’t plant them too early. You’ll want to wait until the last frost and the soil