Top 7 Easiest Flowers To Grow

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Top 7 Easiest Flowers To Grow

  1. Sunflower

Sunflowers are very easy to grow. All they need is lots of sunlight. So be sure to choose a spot that gets a lot of sunlight. Some sunflower variety can grow up to 14 feet so be sure to give them enough space or room to grow. It’s also a plus that you can roast their seeds once the flowers are wilted.

sunflower

  1. Marigold

Marigolds are easy to grow and they also grow fast. Once you plant them you don’t have to wait long before you see them grow. And there are many colors to choose from.

marigold

  1. Pansy

Pansies are cheap, cute, colorful and very easy to grow. You can choose to plant them as seeds or seedling. Either way, they will grow. These small flowers are perfect for spring or whenever you want to add a pop of color in your garden or porch or wherever. 😀 Fancy Pansy 😀

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  1. Aster

There are different varieties of Aster. Asters are not only easy to grow but they’re also a great addition to any garden. They look so pretty and they add a nice pop of color.

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5. Dahlia

Dahlias grow from tuberous roots and have bold colored flowers. They are easy to grow and are available in different vibrant colors.

dahlias

6. Eschscholzia

Also known as Californian Poppy. These beautiful and vibrant flowers thrive in poor, dry or sandy soil and lots of sunshine. Making them easy to grow and care for.

californian poppy

7. Sweet Pea

Sweet Peas are not only beautiful and easy to grow, they also smell good. They have this lovely floral fragrance that makes them such a lovely addition to any garden.

sweet pea

Top 5 Easiest Vegetables To Grow

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This is a good article for beginner gardeners. Just in case you are wondering what kinds of vegetables you can plant with minimal effort.

Here are the top 5 easiest vegetables to grow…

1. Spinach

Spinach is not only easy to grow but also very useful. It is vitamin-packed and it can be used for smoothies, salads, soups, baby food and a lot more.

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2. Lettuce

Lettuce is very easy to grow. Once you cut the leaves you can use the roots and grow lettuce after lettuce from it. You can easily make salads with lettuce or use it for smoothies or sandwiches.

lettuce leaves

 

3. Radishes

Radishes are very easy to grow. They are actually very ideal for beginners. There are different types of radishes and all of them are easy to grow. You can buy seeds and just plant them and watch them grow. You can use them for salads, appetizers, sandwiches or just for plain snacking.

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4. Carrots

Carrots are also very easy to grow. They are also very useful and vitamin-packed. They can be used for stews, salads, soups, baby food, smoothies, juices and a lot more! There are various types of carrots that you can try growing.

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5. Tomatoes

Of course, we won’t forget about the tomatoes. 😀 Tomatoes are also perfect for beginners. They don’t need a lot of tending but they do need lots of sunlight. Also, you can use them for a lot of things like, sauces, stews, salads and a lot more. If you want to know how to plant tomatoes, you can read this post

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Top 10 Must-Have Gardening Tools

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This top 10 list of must-have gardening tools is for both beginner or intermediate gardener.

1. Hand Trowel

A hand trowel is essential for digging small holes for seeds or seedlings. It is also very useful for any gardening activity involving planting or preparing your soil. It is very useful for scooping out soil and turning over hardened soil.

hand trowel

 

2. Gloves

Gloves can protect your hands from callouses and blisters. It is very likely that you’ll get blisters and callouses when you garden for long hours. It will also prevent your nails from staining. It is better to wear gloves, even advisable when you handle fertilizers, both organic or chemical fertilizers.

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3. Kneeling Pad

A kneeling pad is not really essential. But it can be, especially if you are gardening for long hours. Kneeling in a bad position can cause pain and may damage your knees. It is advisable to use a kneeling pad if you already have existing knee pains and can’t avoid kneeling while doing garden work. A kneeling pad can make your gardening work more enjoyable and comfortable.

kneeling pad

 

4. Spade

A spade is a multi-purpose tool. It can be used as a digger or you can use it to chop some tough roots or stems. Those are just some of the things you can use a spade with.

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5. Hoe

Hoes are available in different sizes. This is an essential tool for gardening. It is used for plowing, preparing your garden plot and more. They are relatively inexpensive and are durable. A hoe is also perfect for destroying weeds.

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6. Rake

A rake is a very useful gardening tool. When preparing your patch of soil for gardening you can use the rake to get rid of rocks, dirt, dried leaves etc. You can also it for preparing your soil and planting. And during autumn you can also use for raking the dried leaves. 😀

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7. Shovel

A shovel is an efficient scooping tool. The blade/scooper is much bigger than a hand trowel. It’ll make your digging faster if you are planting a tree or big plant. It is also very useful for prepping your garden plot, fertilizing or digging a compost pit.

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8. Soil Knife

A soil knife is a Japanese tool. It is a very useful tool for dividing bushes or perennials, cutting through tough roots, transplanting, cutting tough weeds and a lot more. It is a versatile tool.

soil knife
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9. Weeders

Weeds, everyone has them…in their gardens or backyards. This is an efficient tool to get rid of weeds. It is simple and uncomplicated. There are different types. Get the one the fits your needs.

10. Watering Hose or Watering Can

If you are a beginner and not yet ready to invest on a watering hose, a watering can will be very useful to you. Of course, plants need water. But if you have a bigger garden and a budget, investing on a good quality hose will be a good decision. It is efficient. Because you’ll be able to water a lot of plants in one go and don’t have to refill it.

garden hose

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