No, basil isn't just some ordinary leaf you get out of your garden. They're actually special tasty plants that add a bit of zest to any meal, as well as making it look pretty. But the best thing about them is that you can plant them just about anywhere in your home. Of course, the best bet is always in your backyard, especially if you want lots of basil. But you can just as easily and effectively grow them in a container by the window in your room as well.
Why are beans important? Well, apart from keeping your digestive system intact (but watch out for that flatulence though!), they're also easy to eat and easy to grow. As compared to other vegetables on this list, it won't take you months to grow a sizable amount of beans in your garden. If the weather is cooperating, you will have plenty of beans on your kitchen table in a matter of weeks. At times, even days! Fortunately, they taste great and can be included in multiple dishes!
Notwithstanding the smell, bell peppers are actually great vegetables to grow in your garden. They make all the difference in spicing up your meal. Such a versatile vegetable, all the hard work you put into growing them in your garden will definitely pay off. Though you may need to be extra meticulous in planting them. Versatile in dishes they may be, from Italian breakfast dishes to French main dinner courses, but in various weather patterns, they're not! Choose the warmest days to plant your bell peppers. They'll grow deliciously in no time!
Now for something sweet. For an easy fruit to grow at home, go for berries. The best part is just about any type of berry will do! Strawberries? Yep! Blueberries? Why not? Cranberries? Go for it? Even raspberries? You know it! Most of the popular and oh-so-yummy kinds of berries are easy enough to plant in your garden. You'll have a ball planting them—as much as eating them or baking them into all sorts of treats like French or Danish pastries! And they grow a lot as well. Why do you think they're the most abundant in forests and jungles?
The great thing about cabbage is that they grow even in colder climates too. In fact, some might say that it's better to plant them during the cooler seasons than during summer. And since most of the seasons, including spring, are relatively cold anyway, you'll have a lot of time to plant them. Just make sure you look after them all the time and to pick them when the time is right. Timing is most important when it comes to growing this leafy vegetable.
“Eh, what's up, doc?” If you're craving carrots, you're in luck! Carrots are arguably the easiest vegetables to grow. It can survive both cool and warm climates and only take up a few weeks to grow. Why do you think it's one of the most commonly used vegetables out there? Not to mention one of the yummiest. A carrot alone, with all its vitamins and nutrients, once cleaned up, already makes for a great snack. Imagine then when you chop or mince it up for soup, pies, and whatnot!
All that gardening can wreck your complexion, can't it? Working away under the hot sun? Or even battling the cold breezes of fall or winter? Well, if you're planting cucumbers, at least you can fix your face with a facial! Kidding aside, cucumber is another vegetable that's so easy to plant. Just water them daily and, in no time, you'll have a good batch ready for cooking. You can also add the trellis to ensure that your cucumber will remain very healthy!
Growing up, peas might have been the most common vegetable you ate with your family. So much so that you may have even grown to resent it. Hopefully, now that you're an adult, you've realized that peas are not only good for you, but they're also delicious, especially when put in Spanish dishes! An added bonus is they're easy to grow as well. Better to plat them during the cooler seasons, you'll need to add a fence or trellis as they grow through vines.
Squash is an easy enough vegetable to grow if you have a large garden. Big and plump, these tasty plants often grow pretty massive. a charming flower bed won't do if you want to grow squash. But, at the same time, you won't need an entire football field either. All you'll need is ample space and lots of water. Among all of the vegetables on this list, squashes are some of the most thirsty. It's no wonder they come out tasting fresh and sumptuous, perfect for holidays like Thanksgiving if you live in the US or Canada!
Finally, arguably the most versatile vegetable on this list, the tomato! As you may have guessed, growing tomatoes remain a relatively simple process. At times, you might be able to do it in your room if you have ample light to act as sunshine. But with your garden, a simple caged structure will suffice. And once they're ready to pick, you can slice them up to put in sandwiches, mince them to act as a garnish, or even make soup or sauce (for some delicious Italian pasta) out of them!
Need to stay at home? Worried that you may not have enough food? Don't worry! These and many more fruits and vegetables are easy to grow in your own garden. A huge plus is that they're all tasty and 100% healthy as well!