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10 Easy Vegetables To Grow At Home

Veggies bean on your mind?

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Spring has sprung and that means it’s time to get planting. Whether you’re a veteran green thumb or a newbie gardener, these easy-to-grow vegetables will be sure to deliver a good harvest.

Lettuce not forget that many leafy greens are a great easy vegetable to grow. If you’re in a northern climate that’s still cool, buy some inexpensive romaine or iceberg seeds and direct sow in the garden or a raised bed.Westend61

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English Peas are another easy to grow vegetable for those just starting to garden. They’re ideal temperature is 55 to 70 degrees, so make sure it’s warm enough before you plant.

Want a quick return on your vegetable seed investment? Try French Breakfast Radish. These swift growers deliver crunchy, zingy harvests in a fast 45 days.John Greim/LightRocket/Getty Images
If the heat is really starting to kick in, give cucumbers a try. Just give them ample space in the garden as the vine can take over plots.Yana Tatevosian / 500px/500Px Plus/Getty Images
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If you have a particularly sunny spot, consider growing summer squash. The yellow vegetable loves the sun’s glow and is ready to harvest when the stem is easy to break off.

Carrots are a classic root vegetable that can be direct sown into the ground and grows best in 60 to 70 °F days.Roberta Lazar

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Love a bell pepper? Why not grow your own. Best started indoors, you can transplant seedlings in 6 to 8 weeks after the last frost and enjoy their bounty roughly 80 days after planting.

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Tomatoes are one of the best things about summer. And homegrown ‘maters taste better than any store bought. Just remember to give your seedlings plenty of water and light to help them thrive.

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It probably won’t surprise you that kale is a super hardy plant. And it’s easy to grow thanks to the fact that it can thrive in a variety of temperatures.

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Beets are another easy vegetable to grow. Better yet, you can direct seed in the spring or fall and enjoy harvests both seasons.

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