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Angus and Heidi's 10 Must-Grow Vegetables For Beginners

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An excellent list that will give a brand new vegetable gardener the confidence and support needed to begin a wonderful new hobby. These are the easiest vegetables to grow.

  1. TomatoMosaic Mix and Defiant. Start tomato seeds indoors in mid-April or 6-8 weeks before last frost. Do not put plants outside until all risk of frost has passed.
  2. BeetsMerlin. No thinning is required. Plant in early May, as soon as the ground can be worked.
  3. LettuceBaby Leaf Blend. Plant in early May, as soon as the ground can be worked. Sow every 2 weeks for a continual crop.
  4. PeasSugar Sprint. Does not require a trellis. Plant treated seed in early May, as soon as the ground can be worked.
  5. RadishesRover. Plant in early May, as soon as the ground can be worked.
  6. CarrotsNapoli. Best tasting early carrot. Plant in mid-May or 2-4 weeks before last frost.
  7. BeansGoldrush and Lewis. Plant treated seed in early June.
  8. CucumberSweeter Yet. Plant first of June after risk of frost has passed.
  9. ZucchiniElegance. Plant in early June, after all danger of frost has passed and when the soil has warmed to 21°C.
  10. Pumpkin - Neon. Compact plant. Best pumpkin for pies and Halloween. Plant in early June, after all danger of frost has passed and when the soil has warmed to 21°C.