Three easy vegetables to grow for first time gardeners!
The satisfaction of growing your own produce is unmatched for any gardener! And whether you’re sowing in a greenhouse or directly into the ground, now’s the perfect time to turn your hand to growing your own vegetables!
Our team have picked their favourite ‘easy to grow’ veggies that are not only super tasty but give you a real sense of achievement, from seed to harvest!
Courgettes are favourite of many gardeners! They are renown for being easy to grow and are a crop that provide a great harvest. Not only that, their bright yellow flowers, often eaten raw in salads or as a garnish, can be harvested along with the fruits themselves!
An extremely versatile vegetable that can be added to almost any dish! Most varieties will need plant support to help them grow unless you choose a dwarf type. Peas can provide harvests from June right through to October, making them a wonderful addition to your garden veggie patch!
Top tip – For maximum sweetness, eat instantly after picking!
To be enjoyed fresh on a summer salad, cooked into a pasta sauce or diced into a relish, this adaptable fruit is a great crop for first time growers. Beginners may benefit from growing ‘bush’ varieties as opposed to ‘upright’ varieties as these plants do not require extra growing support and maintenance. With a plethora of varieties to choose from, there’s certainly a tomato plant to suit your taste!