I want to grow vegetables in my garden and teach my child how to grow them however everything I have ever tried to grow dies. What have you found to be the easiest to grow that doesn’t take too long and can be a fun way to get the kids involved?

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  • Herbs are a great place to start, we’ve also tried tomatoes, carrots, strawberries and pumpkin seeds with the kids. I’ve also got a lemon tree I want to replace as it doesn’t really provide much fruit anymore.

  • We grow eggplants, spinach, mint, coriander, green beans, green chilies, pumpkin and tomatoes.

  • i have mint, coriander , tomato. these are the easiet and low maintenance.

  • Mint! Grows so easily. My son used to pick leaves and make mint tea. It was a fun outdoor garden activity.

  • With enough love and care taken to prep your soil, there are so many veggies you can easily grow. Tomatoes, snow peas, lettuce, beans, potato, garlic, pots for herbs, and rosemary will go off if you give it a nice sunny spot in your yard. For the climbers, just make sure you have something they can grow against, and that you can jute tie to if it gets particularly windy in your area.

  • Lettuces are really easy to grow and last for quite a while if you just pick the outer leaves.

  • Radishes are the easiest veggie I’ve grown. Strawberries and raspberries are pretty easy too once through the first initial phases of set up. Good luck, it’s such a good feeling to eat your own produce

  • We have an enclosed veggie garden and have found it easy to grow silverbeet, mint, tomatoes, carrots and zucchini’s. Just make sure you spread out your carrots or they will be too squashed and grow all bendy.

  • Shallots are super easy, and same with mint and basil. Cherry tomatoes are easy and hardy. Lemon grass does well and lettuce. Sweet potatoes grows easily (but don’t plant it with other vegetables and keep in its own patch as it has creeper roots).

  • Spring onion are so easy to grow :)

  • I do not have a green thumb at all but have found cherry tomatoes and capsicum both grown really well in large pots with minimal effort from me. I have also successfully grown spring onion, parsley and rosemary with only minimal watering and an all purpose feed from Bunnings!

  • I have easy grow like coriander, mint, basil., tomato. These does not need much care. also adaptable to any weather.

  • I think you might need to look into your soil type and prep the ground before planting anything. Some soil types are too hard or clay like to grow anything so do your research. Best producing veggies we have are tomatoes, zucchini, lettuce, silverbeet and beetroot. Rosemary and thyme are hardy herbs to grow. Worth buying larger established seedlings and planting into the ground instead of pots help!

  • If you use lettuce or baby spinach leaves a lot, they are a great easy one to grow! Particularly spinach from seed I have found! And you an pick when you need and it keeps growing.

  • Potatoes are easy to grow and very exciting to dig up! My kids love digging for potatoes to see how many we have grown. Plus the price of spuds these day, makes them an even better choice to grow. Also we are now in tomato season. So easy and fun to grow with fast growth rates.

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