Grow Your Own Vegetable Garden

Growing your own vegetable garden has many benefits such as;

  • Lowers your grocery costs
  • More likely to eat healthier
  • You know what has been applied or not applied to your vegetables/ fruit
  • You have a consistent yield of vegetables and/ or fruit
  • Fresh in season vegetables/ fruit
  • Children love to garden
  • With a successful garden you might want to share with friends and neighbours
  • You can make a communal garden for a neighbourhood and meet new neighbours
  • Most important of all is that you can have pride in what you grow for you and your family!
Over Wintering Vegetables:
  • Asparagus
  • Garlic
  • Shallots
  • Horseradish
  • Rhubarb
  • Onions
  • Beets
  • Parsnips
Plant in the Spring / Early spring Vegetables:
  • Carrots
  • Cabbage
  • Beet root
  • Lettuce
  • Spring onion
  • Beets
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cauliflower
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach
  • Swiss chard
  • Leeks

Plant in the Summer (after Frost) Vegetables:
All the above plus:
  • Zucchini
  • Cucumber
  • Melon
  • Tomatoes
  • Radish
  • Squash
  • Pumpkin
  • Herbs
  • Corn
  • Eggplant
  • Celery
  • Pepper

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