Easy to Grow Garden Essentials

Looking for the easiest food to grow in your home garden? Whether you are new to gardening or are just looking for the essentials, this list quickly points you to highly-productive, vigorous crops that can be sown directly in the garden. From sowing, to germination, to food on the table, we think you'll be pleased with these choices. Happy gardening!

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Classification:
  • Heirloom
  • Large Packet
  • New
  • Online Exclusive
  • Organic
Category:
  • Arugula
  • Baby Greens
  • Basil
  • Bean
  • Boy Choy
  • Chives
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Mustard
  • Other Vegetables
  • Parsley
  • Pea
  • Radish
  • Spinach
  • Squash Summer
  • Squash Winter
  • Swiss Chard
Attribute:
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant
  • Disease Resistant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Good for Containers
  • Heat Tolerant
Type:
  • Acorn
  • Annual
  • Broad Fava
  • Butterhead
  • Butternut
  • Crisphead Iceberg
  • Delicata
  • Fava
  • Leaf
  • Mesclun
  • Patty Pan
  • Romaine
  • Runner
  • Shelling
  • Snap
  • Snow
  • Spring Summer
  • Summer Crisp
  • Wild
  • Winter
  • Yard Long
  • Zucchini
Hardiness:
  • Annual
  • Biennial
  • Perennial
Bloom Period:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Exposure:
  • Full Sun
  • Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Part Sun
Season:
  • Frost Sensitive
  • Frost Tolerant
Habit:
  • Bush
  • Pole
Hardy in USDA Zone:
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
Storage:
  • More than 3 months
  • Up to 3 months

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