Ah, a breath of fresh air. That fresh air is spring, signaling the end to colder temperatures and the beginning of beautiful crops. Gardening is often done by many people once summer hits. Who wouldn’t want the most beautiful garden in the neighborhood? The issue surfaces when individuals plant in the summertime and learn that they should’ve planted their fruits, vegetables, and herbs in the springtime.
Best Low Maintenance Plants to Grow
Beets does not grow that well when the ground is too hot. It is best to plan this right after the last frost. That way, the ground is still cold but not frozen. Growing these in pots is also an option since they don’t take up much space!
Who doesn’t love crispy French fries? We figured. Potatoes can endure colder climates, so it is crucial to ensure the soil is slightly acidic and loose—not too frozen. If the soil isn’t loose enough, your potatoes will be malformed. Final rule is to ALWAYS keep them covered. If not, you’ll have green potatoes once the sunlight starts to beam.
Garlic is probably one of the easier plants to grow. The best part about it? It is naturally an insect repellent. Ensure they are 4 inches apart and at least 2inches into the soil, and you’re good to go!
Live in a cold climate? No biggie, Broccoli happens to be resilient and can thrive in colder environments. Be sure to plan it only half an inch underground and fertilize it in 3 weeks.
Peppers are meant to be grown in a warm environment. Does that mean you can’t grow them if you don’t live in a warm climate? Not necessarily, but it will be more challenging. Let’s say you live in Chicago where temperatures are predominantly on the chillier side. Well, you can grow seeds inside your home! After 8-10 weeks, feel free to transplant them than.
Ah, the topping that goes on our sandwiches and burgers! Tomatoes love the sun and most likely won’t last in cold temperatures. Plant these during the late spring time and give them enough space to grow. Don’t forget to use them on your salad!
While this list is nowhere near the many possibilities of what can be grown in your backyard, it’s a start. We hope you enjoyed this read and use this information to grow a beautiful garden! If so, show us a picture!