10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow Yourself


Shading in hot weather and can be harvested at smaller sizes. Shaded growth slows and delays bolting, allowing for extended harvesting periods.


Making them suitable for poor soil. Both bush and pole varieties offer different benefits, with snap beans being easiest in cooler regions, while lima beans, southern peas.

Green Beans

Sow peas 2 weeks before the last spring frost and follow with additional plantings every 2 weeks until mid-June. Maturity dates ensures a supply of fresh peas.


Ready for harvest in just 24 days, and can be inter-planted with slower-growing vegetables. Plant radishes early in spring as soon as the soil is workable.


Sandy soil during cooler seasons, tolerating frost. Varieties come in different colors, such as purple and white, with some offering disease and pest resistance.


Amend soil with nitrogen and potassium fertilizer, while utilizing a sunny location next to a fence or near corn to provide support, heat, and wind protection.


Various temperatures and offering multiple harvest stages, including edible buds and flowers. Mustards and collards, related to kale, are equally easy to grow.


A beet family member, thrives in both cool and warm weather. This nutritional superfood is rich in vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and fiber.

Swiss Chard

The size of a tennis ball, but don't forget to enjoy the leaves as well, which can be used as a spinach substitute, providing dual harvests from one plant.


Well-composted soil, requiring ample spacing (3 to 6 feet apart) and plenty of sunlight. Water at the soil level powdery mildew and prepare for abundant harvests.

Summer Squash & Zucchini

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