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14 Best Vegetables That Are Easy To Grow At Home | Care | How To Grow

Make A Small Vegetable garden at home!

In this post, you will see the 14 best vegetables that are easy to grow at home plus will you also see how to grow and care for them. So stay tuned with us and read this post thoroughly.

1. Calabash Gourds

Calabash Gourds

It is easy to grow as a beginner gardener. Calabash gourds don’t need much care, it needs water and good weather. The main thing about gourds is you don’t need to plant so many seeds, 4 to 5 seeds are enough for you. Below are some conditions to grow gourds at home.

When to grow calabash gourds:- Summer and Monsoon.

Soil pH:- 6.5 to 7.5.

Sunlight:- Full sun, or at least 6 to 8 hours a day.

Temperature:- 75 and 85 degrees F.

Water:- Give regular water every morning.

How to grow calabash gourds at home

Supplies

  • A pot or container
  • Certified seeds
  • Water
  • Gloves
  • Potting mix soil

How to Grow

  • Make a drainage hole in the container or pot.
  • Fill the container with potting mix soil.
  • Make a 1-inch hole at a distance, if you are taking pot then two holes are enough, and for a big container, 4 holes are enough.
  • Put one seed in a hole, and cover it with some additional soil.
  • Now, water the seeds and put the pot or container where the direct sunlight comes.

Calabash gourds seeds germinate in about 5 to 10 days, and mature in 2 to 3 months. Once the plants are 5 to 6 inches long then give them support. You can use a trellis, unused PVC pipes, Or any kind of support that makes the gourd vine climb up.

2. Potatoes

14 Best Vegetables That Are Easy To Grow At Home | Care | How To Grow

As we all know potatoes are the common vegetables that present in everybody’s kitchen, instead of buying from a shop you can grow them in your home. Potatoes are simple and easy to grow at home, you can grow them in pots, containers, or even in bags. I have explained all about potatoes in this article. So click on the link and learn how to grow potatoes at home.

3. Spinach

14 Best Vegetables That Are Easy To Grow At Home | Care | How To Grow

Generally, spinach is loaded with nutrition and is easily grown in cold & warm weather. If you love to eat green vegetables then spinach is the best for you plus you can grow them anywhere in anything. So. let’s see the growing conditions of spinach below.

When to grow spinach:- late winter or early spring.

Soil Type:- Moist but well-drained.

Soil pH:- 6 to 7.

Water:- Give regular water every morning.

Sunlight:- At least 7 to 9 hours a day.

How To Grow Spinach At Home

Supplies

  • Pot & Container
  • Certified Seed
  • Potting Mix Soil
  • Gloves
  • Water

How to Grow

  • Wear gloves.
  • Choose the pot or container which have a drainage hole, or make it with some tool.
  • Fill the container or pot with potting mix soil.
  • Make the holes in the soil at some distance with your fingers.
  • Put one seed in a hole, like this fill all the holes with seeds.
  • Cover the seeds with some additional soil.
  • Water the seeds.
  • Put the pot & container where the direct sunlight comes at least 6 to 8 hours a day.

Spinach seeds take 4 to 10 days to germinate. When your spinach is 6 to 7 inches long then you can easily use them in your kitchen.

4. Chilli

14 Best Vegetables That Are Easy To Grow At Home | Care | How To Grow

Chili love to grow in warm weather but if you want to grow hot varieties of chili peppers then January and February are the best months to start sowing hot chillis indoor. Chilli is one of those plants that can be easily grown at home.

Temperature:- between 18-21°C (65-80°F).

Water:- Give regular water every morning ( or 2 inches a week).

Sunlight:- At least 12 to 15 hours of sunlight a day.

Soil pH:- 6.0 to 6.8.

How to grow chili peppers at home

Supplies

  • Gloves
  • Certified Seeds
  • Potting mix soil
  • Pot & container (Plastic bottle & Bag)
  • Water

How to grow

  • Wear gloves.
  • Make a drainage hole in the container or pot.
  • Fill the potting mix into the container or pot.
  • Make the 1/2 deep holes in the soil, with your fingers or with a soil digger. (If you are taking a container then5 to 7 seeds are enough or for a pot, 4 to 5 seeds are enough for sowing   )
  • Put the seeds into the holes, like one seed in a hole.
  • Cover the seeds with some potting mix soil.
  • Water the seeds, daily in the morning.
  • Put the container or pot on the window sill, or where the direct sunlight comes at least 1o to 15 hours a day.

Chilli peppers are germinated in about 4 to 10 days, sometimes it will take 15 days. Once the seeds are sprout and 3 to 4 inches long then you can transfer the plants to a single pot. Give each plant a single pot, be sure not to harm the plant roots during the transfer process, gently keep out the plant. At last, water the plants regularly in the morning or 2 inches a week.

5. Tomatoes

14 Best Vegetables That Are Easy To Grow At Home | Care | How To Grow

Have you ever noticed? Sometimes we throw rotten tomatoes in our yard and after a few days, the seeds start to sprout from the rotten tomatoes. If you did not notice then check once by Squeeze the tomato into the soil and throw it in the same soil and water the tomato regularly. Ok, so let’s see, some conditions to grow at home.

When to grow tomatoes:- Summer-season (March to June).

Temperature:- between 21 to 27℃ (70 to 80℉).

Sunlight:- At least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight.

Water:- Give suitable water every morning, or 2 inches a week (soil must wet).

Soil pH:- 6.0 to 6.8 is best for tomatoes.

How to grow tomatoes at home

Supplies

  • Gloves
  • Buy Certified seeds
  • Potting mix soil
  • Water
  • Pot & Container

How to grow

  • Wear gloves.
  • Make a drainage hole in the container or pot.
  • Fill the container or pot with potting mix soil.
  • Make 1/2 deep rows in the soil with a soil digger or with any tool, Or you can make holes instead of making rows.
  • Put the seeds in the raws or holes at a distance. Five seeds are enough for a pot, and seven to eight seeds are perfect for a container. Add one seed per hole.
  • Cover the seeds with some additional soil.
  • Give water to the seeds, and put the container & pot on the window sill or place where the direct sunlight comes at least 6 to 8 hours a day.

Water regularly to the seeds, tomatoes seeds germinated around in 5 to 10 days. When the plants grow about 3 to 4 inches, you will have to plant them in another pot. You have to put three plants per pot, and for a big container 5 plants are sufficient.

6. Broccoli

Broccoli

A tasty and healthy vegetable for gardeners, you can easily grow in your home. Broccoli is a type of vegetable that can be easily grown, but you need a little care for them. Learn how to grow broccoli at home, follow the directions below.

When to plant broccoli:- Late-winter or early spring.

Temperature:- 18-22°C (65-70°F).

Sunlight:- At least 5 to 7 hours a day.

Soil pH:- 6 to 7.

Water:- Give regular water in the morning (or 2 inches a week).

How to grow broccoli at home

Supplies

  • Containers or Bags
  • Certified seeds
  • Water
  • Gloves
  • potting mix soil

How to grow

  • Wear gloves.
  • Make a drainage hole in the container or bag.
  • Fill the container or bag with potting mix soil.
  • Make holes in the soil about 1/2 inches deep and 12-20 inches apart from each other.
  • Put the seeds in the holes, one seed in a hole.
  • Cover them with some additional soil.
  • Water the seeds.
  • Keep the container on the window sill, or where direct sunlight comes at least 5 to 7 hours a day.

Broccoli seeds are germinated in about 5 to 12 days. Water the seeds regularly in the morning or you can also give them twice a week. Your broccoli will be ready in 100 to 140 days.

7. Onions

It is true that without onions we do not get enough flavor in the dishes. Onion is the perfect vegetable that can grow easily and cheaply in a pot, container, or bag. If you are a beginner gardener then you must grow this vegetable at home. Learn how to grow onions at home, follow the directions below.

Best time to grow onions:- Between November and February.

Sunlight:- 7 to 8 hours a day.

Soil pH:- 6. to 6.8.

Temperature:- 60°F

Water:- Give regular water in the morning (or 1 inch a week).

How to grow onion at home

Supplies

  • Certified seeds
  • Gloves
  • A pot or container
  • Water
  • Potting mix soil

How to grow

  • Wear gloves.
  • Make a drainage hole in the container or pot.
  • Fill the container or bag with potting mix soil.
  • Make the rows in your container & pot, then make the 3/4 inches of deep holes at a distance of 4 to 5 inches apart from each other.
  • Put the onion seeds into the holes, like one seed in a hole.
  • Cover the seeds with some additional potting mix soil.
  • Water the seeds, keep the container & pot on the window sill or where the direct sunlight comes.

Give regular water to the seeds. Generally, onion seeds are germinated within 6 to 10 days. Once the leaves are long so you can use them in your dishes.

8. Cabbage

Cabbage

If you love to eat Chinese dishes so I think you should grow cabbage. It is very easy to grow cabbage at home, but you need to know some special things to grow at home. So, let’s see what are the conditions to grow, and how to grow.

Growing time for cabbage:- Spring.

Soil pH:- 6.5 to 7.

Sunlight:- Full sun at least 6 to 8 hours a day.

Water:- Give regular water every morning.

How to grow cabbage at home

For the beginners, learn how to grow cabbage at home plus learn more about cabbage. All you have to do is follow the detailed article here!

9. Eggplant

Eggplant

There is nothing better than eating fresh vegetables like eggplant. Eggplant is a rich source of fiber, vitamin c, and potassium. Growing eggplant at home is the best option for those who eat healthy vegetables. Follow the directions below, learn the conditions for growing at home.

Growing time for eggplant:- July, August, September, and even October.

Soil pH:- 5.8 to 6.5.

Sunlight:- 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight.

Water:- Give regular water every morning.

We have already written an article on the eggplant, in which all the things have been explained like care and growing eggplant at home. So, learn how to grow eggplant here!

10. Cauliflower

Cauliflower

A raw cauliflower contains 3 grams of fiber, vitamin C, K, B6, and 9% potassium. The other benefits of cauliflower are a good source of antioxidants, aid in weight loss, low-carb, and many more. So if you like to eat healthy vegetables, then grow cauliflower in your home. Learn how to grow cauliflower below.

When to grow cauliflower:- Spring and Fall.

Soil pH:- 6.0 to 7.0.

Sunlight:- At least 7 to 8 hours of direct sunlight a day.

Water:- Give regular water every morning.

How to grow cauliflower at home

Supplies

  • Certified seeds
  • Potting mix soil
  • Pots or containers
  • Water
  • Gloves

How to grow

  • Wear gloves.
  • Make a drainage hole in the container or pot.
  • Fill the container or pot with potting mix soil.
  • Make the 3/4 inches of deep holes in the soil at a distance of 10 to 15 inches apart from each other.
  • Put the cauliflower seeds in the holes, one seed in a hole. You can plant one seed in a pot, for a big container 3 to 4 seeds are enough.
  • Now, cover the seeds with some additional potting mix soil.
  • Water the seeds and keep the container or pot where the direct sunlight comes at least 7 to 8 hours a day.

Caulifower seeds germinate in about 5 to 10 days. Once the seeds are germinated and 3 to 4 inches long, transplant the plant at a distance of 25 to 30 inches apart, take full care when transplanting small plants. Be sure not to damage the roots. Do this process when your plants are too close to each other.

11. Lettuce

how to grow Lettuce at home

Use fresh lettuce on your sandwiches, and in meat recipes. You can easily grow lettuce on your kitchen window sill. Learn how to grow lettuce at home in containers or in pots. Follow the directions below.

When to grow lettuce:- September – November, February – April.

Soil:- Loamy, well-drained loose soil.

Water:- Every morning (or 2 inches a week).

Soil pH:- 5.5 to 6.8.

Temperature:- 15 to 25 °C.

Sunlight:- 6 to 8 hours a day.

How to grow lettuce at home

Supplies

  • Certified seeds
  • Potting mix soil
  • Gloves
  • Container & Pot
  • Water

How to grow

  • Wear gloves.
  • Make a drainage hole in the container or pot.
  • Fill the container or pot with potting mix soil.
  • Make the 1-inch deep holes at the distance of 4 to 5 inches apart.
  • Put the seeds inside the holes, one seed in a hole.
  • Cover them with some additional potting mix soil.
  • Water the seeds, and put the container or pot on your kitchen window sill, or where the direct sunlight comes.

Lettuce takes 5 to 10 days to germinate. Once the leaves are 8 to 9 inches long, you can use them for your dishes.

12. Long Beans

how to grow Long Beans at home

This is a fast-growing vegetable plus easy to grow at home. You can grow long beans on your balcony or on your terrace. Follow the directions below and learn how to grow long beans at home.

When to grow long beans:- Spring.

Temperature:- 25- 30 °C.

Soil pH:- 6.0 to 7.0.

Sunlight:- 6 to 9 hours a day.

Germinating:- 4 to 10 days.

Water:- Give regular water every morning.

We have already written an article on the long beans, in which all the things have been explained like care and growing long beans at home. So, learn how to grow long beans here!

13. Sweet Peas

how to grow Sweet Peas at home

When it comes to peas, the only thing that comes to mind is peas, Maggi. Grow sweet peas in your home easily in a pot & container. Follow the directions below and make a small sweet peas garden on your balcony.

When to grow sweet peas:- Late winter or early spring.

Temperature:- 65 to 70º F.

Soil pH:- Neutral to slightly alkaline, 7.0 to 7.5.

Sunlight:- At least 8 to 10 hours a day.

Water:-  Give regular water every morning.

How to grow sweet peas at home

Supplies

  • Certified seeds
  • Potting mix soil
  • A pot & container
  • Water
  • Gloves
  • Trellis or any type of support

How to grow

  • Wear gloves.
  • Make a drainage hole in the container or pot.
  • Fill the container or pot with potting mix soil.
  • Make the 1-inch deep holes at the distance of 2 to 3 inches apart.
  • Put the seeds inside the holes, one seed in a hole.
  • Cover them with some additional potting mix soil
  • Water the seeds, and put the container or pot where the direct sunlight comes at least 8 to 10 hours a day.

Once the seeds are sprout and 4 to 5 inches long then give the support to the plant. You can use a trellis, wooden strip, or rope. Give them any kind of support and allow the plant to climb up.

Generally, sweet peas germinate in 7 to 15 days, sometimes it will take more than 15 days. So, don’t worry about the germination time, all you have to do is take care. Sweet peas ready to harvest in 70 to 80 days.

14. Carrots

how to grow Carrots at home

As we all know, carrots are used in many types of dishes but are commonly used for salads. You can easily grow them in your home garden. So, let’s look at some situations for growing carrots at home below.

When to grow carrots:- One month after the last frost.

Temperature:- 75º F.

Soil pH:- 6.0 to 6.5.

Sunlight:- At least 8 to 9 hours a day.

Water:- Give regular water every morning.

How to grow carrots at home

Supplies

  • Certified seeds
  • Potting mix soil
  • Gloves
  • Water
  • A container or pot

How to grow

  • Wear gloves.
  • Make a drainage hole in the container or pot.
  • Fill the container or pot with potting mix soil.
  • Make the 1-inch deep holes at the distance of 5 to 6 inches apart.
  • Put the seeds inside the holes, one seed in a hole.
  • Cover them with some additional potting mix soil.
  • Water the seeds.
  • Put the container or pot where the direct sunlight comes at least 8 to 9 hours a day.

Usually, carrots seeds germinate in 15 to 21 days and you can harvest them in 70 to 80 days. After sprouting, if your plant is very close with each other, then plant them at a distance or in another pot.

Note:- All vegetables require your daily attention, make sure to care for your planting vegetables. If you liked this post, then show your love in the comment box, and do not forget to share this post with your friends!

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