• Scallions

    Scallions, also known as bunching onions, are simply young onions that have not formed bulbs yet. Like other onions, they prefer well-drained soil and full sun. Read more

  • Tomatoes (cherry)

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  • Zucchini

    Growing zucchini can be easy and rewarding. Sow the seeds directly in the garden once after the last frost, or start the seeds indoors in advance. Read more

  • Mesclun

    Mesclun is a mixture of various quick-growing greens that are harvested when they're young and tender. Read more

  • Beans

    Beans are one of the easiest crops to grow in a home garden. Plant a bean seed, and it will almost certainly grow and produce a generous crop with little effort on the part of the gardener. Read more

  • Basil

    Basil is one of the most versatile herbs you can grow. Freshly picked leaves can be added to salads, sandwiches and sauces, and can be made into pesto or dried for use in the winter Read more

  • Beets

    Beets are one of the easiest vegetables you can grow. They’re almost never troubled by pests or disease. They don’t need staking, pruning or fussing. Just sow the seeds and let the plants grow for about 6-8 weeks. Read more

  • Broccoli

    Broccoli is an ideal plant for raised bed gardens. It thrives in consistently moist, rich soil, doesn't require any special care or attention and is very productive. Read more

  • Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels sprouts have a long growing season, so cold-climate gardeners almost always start out with transplants rather than seeds. Set the young plants out into the garden once the weather has settled, soon after the last frost. Read more

  • Cabbage

    Given cool weather and adequate moisture, cabbage is easy to grow. In the South, cabbage can be grown in the winter months. Read more

  • Carrots

    A raised bed provides carrots with the perfect soil conditions to reach their full potential. With deep, loose soil and consistent moisture, they’ll develop long, straight roots with beautiful colors and satisfying crunch. Read more

  • Cauliflower

    Garden-fresh cauliflower is a delicious treat, but for a small raised bed, it’s a bit of a luxury crop. Unlike its productive cousin broccoli, cauliflower produces only one head per season (and no side shoots) and it takes up just as much space. Read more

  • Corn

    Sweet corn that gets plunked into a pot of boiling water within moments after it has been picked, is one of life’s great pleasures. But growing corn in a small backyard plot is a little challenging. Read more

  • Cucumber

    Cukes are hot-weather plants, so plant when the soil is at least 65 degrees. In warm parts of the country you can put seeds directly into the ground; in short-season areas, you should start seedlings indoors a couple weeks before putting them out into the garden. Read more

  • Eggplant

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  • Garlic

    Growing garlic is easy and rewarding. The only tricky part is that in most areas of the US, you plant garlic in the fall for harvest the next summer. Read more