Vegetables Archives - Free Plant
  • Brussels sprouts

    These traditional winter vegetables can be picked fresh from late summer to mid-spring; the plants are strong and can survive severe winters. Most modern cultivars...

  • Asparagus

    Asparagus is a long-lived hardy perennial with fleshy roots and fernlike, feathery foliage. The plant grows about three feet tall, and the part you eat...

  • Arugula

    This peppery leafy green has become a kitchen staple and an expected menu item at any self-respecting restaurant. The combination of meaty texture, heat, and...

  • Asparagus Pea

    A legume that is neither asparagus-like nor a pea, this cheerful garden vegetable may be considered esoteric by some but is an epicurean treat to...

  • Bean

    Phaseolus spp and Glycine max Warm-season annual Beans should be on everyone’s must-grow list: no supermarket bean can compare to the taste of homegrown, fresh-picked beans....

  • Garlic

    The ‘mother’ garlic plant is a composite bulb consisting of many smaller wedgeshaped ‘daughter’ bulbs each of which may be referred to as a ‘clove’....

  • Carrots

    Carrots belong to the Apiaceae family and are really an easy vegetable to grow (Fig. 6.6). They are adaptable and tolerant of poor gardening techniques,...

  • Bush Beans

    Basics Bush beans are the speedsters of the legume world, providing a harvest just 45–50 days after sowing. But because bush beans provide all their...

  • Green Bean

    Green, string, or snap beans are among the easiest and most productive backyard vegetable crops. A gift of the indigenous people of the New World...

  • Onion

    Biennial grown as annual for swollen bulbs. Value: small amounts of most vitamins and minerals. A vegetable of antiquity, onions were cultivated by the Egyptians...