Do you have an area of your garden that is shaded part of the day? If you think you can’t grow anything there, you are wrong. There are many vegetables that grow in shade. Some even thrive when sheltered from the intense rays from the summer sun. Consider experimenting with these vegetables that grow in shade.
Definitely CHEEKY! And a little bit sneaky, too. Never thought of attaching gutters to a wall to grow lettuce. How awesome! Check out these vertical vegetable garden ideas that will solve your garden space problems so you can start growing your own veggies today!
The Spring Allotment and Garden: A Vegetable Growing Guide Cheat Sheet
In addition to the suggestions for where to plant vegetables, how to care for them, and which vegetables go best planted next to each other, you'll also learn interesting tips, such as lettuce makes summer radishes more tender and onions deter most pests.
While cucumbers thrive near bush beans, lettuce and radishes, and choke near potatoes. Beans, beets, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers and strawberries make good neighbors -- as long as you plant the onions, garlic, leeks and shallots elsewhere. Peppers do well with carrots, eggplant, onions, parsley and tomatoes, but not with kohlrabi. Keep lettuce away from cabbage and keep onions away from asparagus, beans and peas. Spinach gets along with everyone.
Move your vegetable garden from the ground to decorative pots for a fun new way to garden! Add color to your front and back yard with colorful containers that perfectly house your tomatoes, peppers and other favorite homegrown vegetables.