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...

  • Broad beans

    Home-grown broad beans cooked and eaten soon after being picked are delicious, melting in your mouth – so unlike the tough ones found in some...

  • 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’....

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • Leek

    Like other members of the Allium family, leeks have been a popular vegetable for hundreds of years, especially in winter months when other home-grown vegetables...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...