Busy schedule, less space, and too much maintenance; there are several reasons why it’s difficult to garden when you’re living in a city. As fall arrives, here are 12 plants for your garden that don’t need much of your attention to flourish:
Best time to plant them is 6-8 weeks before the first frost. They need full sun to partial shade. Their leaves are sweeter when they mature in cooler weather.
Plant them 6-8 weeks before the first frost. You can grow them through the winter. They can survive in full sun to partial shade, although they should be exposed to 4 hours of sun for the best flavor.
3. Mustard Greens
The ideal time to plant them is 3-6 weeks before the first frost. For a continual harvest, plant seeds every 2-3 weeks. They prefer full sun to partial shade. They can tolerate light frost, which makes them taste sweeter.
Parsley take 70-90 days to grow before you can begin harvesting them. They prefer full sun to partial shade. Parsley can stand cold, but not frost and snow.
Arugula can be harvested after 30-40 days of planting. Consider planting them every 2 weeks for a continual harvest. They prefer full sun to partial shade. They hate heat.
You should plant them 4-8 weeks before the first hard frost. They prefer full sun to partial shade. Spinach can survive temperatures below freezing point. They have higher success rate in colder garden zone.
7. Swiss Chard
Swiss chard can be planted 10 weeks before the first frost date. They grow best indoors until they are 4 weeks old. They prefer full sun to partial shade.They cannot tolerate deep freezes like collard.
They should be started 85-100 days before the first frost date. Transplant them to your garden when the plants are 3 weeks old. They prefer full sun.
9. Brussel Sprouts
They should be planted 85-100 days before the first frost. You can either sow the seeds directly into the garden or start them indoors and transplant. They prefer full sun.
Start your seeds indoors for about 12 weeks before the first frost. Transplant them outdoors in 6-8 weeks before the frost. They need at least 6 hours of a sun a day.