Having a garden is both therapeutic and advantageous. If you’re willing to make some effort, you will for sure be rewarded.
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Eggplants are starting to become popular now. They are versatile and if cooked the right way, they taste really good. They’re also easy to plant and maintain and it’s a plus that there are a couple of eggplant varieties.
Radishes are also easy to plant and maintain. They also have different varieties and you can even eat the young & tender leaves or the tops that comes with them. They’re perfect for snacking and salads. They’re a must have in any vegetable garden.
3. Okra (Lady Fingers)
Okras are also easy to plant. They’re also starting to get popular. Some people don’t like the slippery texture okra has, but with the right cooking method this can be minimized. They’re perfect with curries and stews.
Spinach is nutrient-packed vegetable. It is actually not a vegetable-bearing plant. It is a vegetable plant. Spinach is perfect for everything; smoothies, salads, stews, soups and all sorts of stuff. There are also different variety of spinach. And it’s a real plus that spinach is easy to plant.
5. Bell Pepper
Bell peppers are rich in vitamin C. They’re so colorful and nice to look at and of course, easy to plant. You can choose from red, green, orange, yellow and even purple. You can eat them raw or cooked. Either way they’re good.
Potatoes are versatile. They don’t look really attractive as a plant but there’s a lot of things you can do with the vegetable. They are also easy to grow and maintain.
Like spinach Kale is not really a vegetable bearing plant, the leaves are the vegetable itself. Kale is actually the “it” vegetable for some time now. From smoothies, salads, stews, stir-fry and even chips. There are also a couple varieties of Kale. Like spinach, Kale is also vitamin-packed.
8. Chili Pepper
If you like spicy food, it is worth to plant your own. They are easy to plant and there are a lot of varieties to choose from. Like Jalepeno, Serrano, Habanero and even really mild ones. They are also nice to look at. Chili peppers come in all sorts of colors. Once harvested, you can hand them dry to use for later.
Onions are easy to plant and maintain. They’re great addition to almost everything. Sandwiches, omelettes, stews, salads and a whole lot more goes well with onions. You’ll not just be able to harvest onions but you can also the spring onions that sprouts out from the ground and also the flower which is also edible.
Believe it or not, rhubarb is a vegetable and not a fruit. Rhubarb is often used or even mostly used for desserts or sweets. But you can also use as a souring agent for non-dessert food. The rhubarb as a plant has bright pink stalks that are so vibrant and nice to look at. They are also easy to grow and are low maintenance. Rhubarb is perfect for jams, preserves, pies and a whole lot more. Like the spinach and kale, the rhubarb is also a vegetable plant.