Vegetables Archives - Free Plant
  • Cabbage

    (Brassica oleracea, Capitata Group) Because of its large size, cabbage is not usually recommended for container growing. Fortunately, some dwarf varieties are the size of...

  • 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...

  • Beet Root

    Beets are such earthy, humble vegetables. They hide their delicious roots under the soil and don’t demand much care in the garden. Just give them...

  • 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....

  • Asian Greens

    Brassica rapa varieties Asian greens are a go-to staple at the farm for summer salad mixes, when the cool-loving lettuces are sulking in the heat....

  • 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’....

  • Potato

    HOW TO GROW A POTATO There are many, many varieties of potatoes, each with its own claim to fame: early, late; yellow, purple; roasters, fingerlings...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...