There are many good reasons for growing your own vegetables and while keen gardeners will want to grow far more than five, that number will be ideal for a beginner. Which five vegetables should be included is, of course, a matter of personal preference. In fact number five on this list is one that I have read elsewhere should never be planted. See if you agree with this selection which comes from an article by Amy Grant which I found on the Gardening Know How website.
There are a number of reasons to grow your own vegetables. You may want to cut that grocery bill. Maybe you are concerned about where your food comes from and want to have some control. Or perhaps you just like to grow things. Whatever your reason(s), it?s time to get your hands dirty, but first you need to decide what crops to grow.
Choosing what vegetable to include in the garden is a personal matter; it depends on what foods you like to eat. It may also be a matter of location. Maybe you live in an area with a short growing season or maybe you live in a region that is hot, hot, hot, so cool weather crops just won?t work for you. The great thing about vegetables is that there are many different varieties that thrive in various environs.
Here are our top 5 vegetable plants to grow in the garden.
1. Tomatoes ? Arguably the most popular crop for the home gardener, tomatoes offer numerous varietal choices and color.
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