Arugula grows best in cool, moist, well-drained soil. Full sun is OK but light shade is even better during the hottest times.
Corn is extremely easy to grow provided you have enough space. You will need a minimum 10-foot by 10-foot area to ensure proper pollination.
This easy growing specialty melon can be direct sown after all danger of frost, or started indoors 3-4 weeks before setting out.
Carrots are an easy to grow cool-season crop. All you need is a bright, sunny location with well-drained soil that is free from stones.
Petunias are moderately easy to grow from seed, and extremely easy to grow from commercially grown seedlings.
Brussels sprouts are relatively easy to grow and take up little space in the garden. They must be started indoors 4 weeks before your last frost date.
Beets are a cool season favorite grown for their fleshy, round to oblong roots. Beets can also tolerate hot temperatures too.
Sunflowers grow best in locations with full sun. They are remarkably tough and will grow in any kind of soil as long as it is not waterlogged.
Recommended for beginning gardeners. Especially when purchased as bedding plants, pansies are very easy to grow and require only a minimum of care to provide a very long flowering season.
Asparagus plants will grow well in virtually all areas of the US and lower Canada, except where there is extreme summer heat.
Gardeners can select from a large variety of lettuces that are easy to grow, highly productive in limited space, and virtually pest and disease free.
Every gardener should plant a hill or two of watermelons as they are easy to grow and, oh so good on sultry summer afternoons.
Artichokes are best grown in damp weather, with cool summer temperatures and mild winters.
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