Rooftop vegetable garden plants – 10 vegetable plants you can grow Easily And Free

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These are the rooftop vegetable garden plant you can easily grow in your rooftop garden.

1. Spring onions and Radishes

Ok, so we cheated by listing these together but they are both so easy and quick growing that we couldn’t resist! Spice up your salads with spring onions and peppery radish. Spring onions and radishes make easy vegetables to grow in pots, or sow them directly into the ground throughout the summer for a succession of crunchy, colourful crops.

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2. Potatoes

A really fun crop to grow! Plant potatoes during late February and March in potato bags that are only part filled with compost. When the green shoots begin to appear above the soil, simply cover them with more compost. Repeat this until the bag is full, and then you only need remember to water them! The fun comes at the end of the season, 10 to 20 weeks later, when the foliage starts to yellow and die back. Tip the bag out and rummage around in the soil to collect up your own home grown potatoes. Potatoes are such easy vegetables to grow at home!

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3. Cilantro

Why we love them – Cilantro and coriander are the same plant: Cilantro is the leaf form; coriander is the seed. Cilantro is a staple for salsa.

How much sun is needed for a vegetable garden? – cilantro need less amount of time and less maintenance, but the best feature is you can grow this plant in your kitchen using indoor containers.because the amount of sun light needed is less.

how to grow – It’s quick-growing, but be careful to cut it quickly, or it will bolt, which is when it starts to flower. Repeated plantings work well.rooftop vegetable garden plants


4. Bush Beans

Why we love them: Green beans are a healthy summer favorite, both for their fresh crunch and flavor. They also add a bright shot of green to your dinner plate.

What you get: Green beans provide a bounty of nutrients: vitamins A, C and K, manganese, potassium, folate and iron, as well as fiber.

How much sun is needed for a vegetable garden?- This plant need much amount of sun light so the garden bed has to be located in open space.

In your garden: Plant your bean seeds in well-drained soil where they’ll receive full sun. Sow seeds every few weeks to enjoy a continual harvest through the summer.

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5 .Basil

Why we love it: No other herb epitomizes the taste of summer like basil. Whirl up a batch of pesto or sprinkle basil on your favorite pasta dish.Indian House has this plant already so why not try sweet version of the basil in your rooftop vegetable garden.

In your garden: Plant basil in rich, moist soil where it can enjoy full sun. Sow your basil every few weeks for continual harvest.

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