These sweet peppers have a thick wall that’s perfect for eating fresh or roasting and stuffing with your favourite ingredients.
This fiery pepper made the hot sauce famous and can be used either fresh or ground into a powder. Support each plant to help bear their weight, and be sure it gets 6-8 hours of sunlight each day.
Great for pickling, stuffing, slicing or just adding some extra kick to your meals, Jalapenos are best grown in a sunny garden and harvested once they’re green or red.
Sunny spots with well-drained soil to grow their best.
At least 6-8 hours of sunlight per day.
A mix of continuous-release fertilizer into the soil at planting, and a top-up every couple of weeks.
For extreme heat, spread mulch around the plants to keep the soil cool and moist.
Support each plant with a stake to help bear the weight of the fruit.
A juicy and refreshing summer staple, watermelon needs full sunlight to grow, with moist but well-drained soil. Remember, if it sounds hollow, it’s ripe.
The perfect cool and crisp summer snack, Cucumber grows well in gardens or small containers, and is easy to grow in hot weather with lots of water.
Lettuce is easy to grow and prefers moderately moist, well-fertilized soils. It is perfect for salads and can be grown in a garden or container in full sun.
Though very easy to grow, onion roots are shallow and require lots of water to stay healthy. Be sure to keep the soil moist until the bulbs enlarge.
Zucchini has many nutrients with very few calories and can be eaten raw, cooked or even spiralized as a pasta replacement. It needs sunlight and a nice, rich soil to grow.
A hearty vegetable that grows best during cooler temperatures in full sun with lots of water, broccoli is also rich in vitamins A & C.
Also a cool-season crop, cauliflower needs at least 6 full hours of sunlight per day and a rich, organic soil to thrive. It tastes great either raw or cooked.
A great choice for vegetarians, eggplant is a hearty meat substitute packed with flavour. It grows well in both containers and patio gardens.
A great vegetable for slicing into coleslaws or cooking, cabbage likes cool temperatures, so you’ll have best results growing it in the spring and fall.
Use the care tag for spacing instructions.
They need daily watering and a lot of sun.
Fruits and vegetable plants attract insects and little critters so make sure you plant enough to feed them and yourself.
Prune any expired flowers or leaves to stimulate new growth.
Grow your own healthy meals and save money by planting delicious tomatoes, peppers, fruits and vegetables in your home garden. Our tips will help you get the biggest, ripest harvest possible.