10 Easy Vegetables to Grow

Growing your own vegetables is easy, fun, and nutritious. It allows you to have full control over your food and you can make sure that it is completely organic with no chemicals involved. There are many types of vegetables you can grow but today, we will be talking about the 10 easiest vegetables you can grow in your backyard.



Zucchini

This is one of the easiest vegetables to grow and is very popular as well. It is a weed that has transformed from a desert vegetable to something that we can eat. This vegetable is so good that you can even use it in many recipes. You can grow this in the shade, under a heat lamp, or in the sun, but you must make sure that the soil you use has good drainage. 


Corn

Corn is one of the easiest vegetables to grow in your backyard. All you need is a sturdy plant (3 inches tall) and some fertilizer (10-20%), water, and a little sunshine. 



Green Beans

Green beans are another vegetable that you can grow easily in your backyard. What you need to do is get a planting pot and make sure that you provide plenty of nutrients and sunlight for the plant. 


Tomatoes

Tomatoes are perhaps the easiest vegetables to grow in your backyard. You only need a good amount of sun and a good pot. Many people don't know that tomatoes are easy to grow and they can be grown in the yard or on your balcony. It's a really easy task and it can be done every year in your home if you want. Just plant your tomato seeds and after a few months, you'll have a nice harvest. 


Peas

Sow peas in early spring. Don’t plant in succession like other vegetables, as peas don’t usually have a fall.


Carrots

Carrots are easy to grow. Sow in May and be sure to avoid any natural predators like squirrels or slugs. You can either grow them in pots or in beds. 


Cucumber 

One of the easiest vegetables to grow in your backyard is the cucumber. Although it is a long-season crop, you need to start them indoors a month before you plant them outdoors. First, select the right cucumber plant for your location. It must be the dwarf variety and it should be able to grow vertically by about two inches. After that, choose a location near a water source or if you are growing your cucumbers in pots, place them in a sunny location in a spot with good soil. Place your container under the grow light and be sure to water them daily.


Lettuce 

Lettuce is the easiest vegetable to grow in the house. It does not require any extra water or any special type of soil. Just plant it in a pot and let it grow. The leaves of the lettuce grow so fast that you can harvest leaves as they grow. In less than two weeks you can have a harvest. 




Radishes 

Radishes are often mistaken for lettuce, but this is not the case. Radishes are actually related to cabbage and they can be found all around the world. Their leaves are small, usually ranging from 10 to 20 centimeters long, with small red or yellow flowers at the top. Radishes can be either long or short and come in many shapes. You can grow this vegetable in small containers or in the ground. It should be planted about 15 cm deep, 1.5 cm apart, and leaves should be above the soil level. 




Asparagus  

One of the easiest vegetables to grow, asparagus can be grown in pots or the ground. You will need a greenhouse or a house with a sunny spot. Asparagus needs more water than other vegetables, so fill a small container with water and plant the spears directly on the soil.




Broccoli 

Growing this vegetable in your backyard is very easy and you can grow it right in your small garden. It is a cold-hardy plant so you can plant it in the ground, in a container, or in a greenhouse. All you need is some warm soil, warm weather, a good plant, and enough sunlight. Before growing this vegetable, you should first think about the right temperature you want for your plant. If you are growing it in your garden, you should expect it to grow between 60-85°F. But if you want to grow it in a container, it can grow at 30-50°F. But in order for the plant to grow, you should give it plenty of sunlight. 




Eggplant  

They grow fast, especially in an urban environment. 




















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