You don’t need a green thumb to grow a bounty of fresh vegetables right in your backyard or balcony. Whether you’re a gardening novice or just want to start a vegetable garden with the least amount of time and effort, here are the top-10 easy to grow vegetables to give you a jump-start to grow delicious, fresh and inexpensive vegetables and fruits in your own backyard.NOTE: You can buy vegetable seeds online from our gardening store – the best place to buy seeds online – we deliver anywhere in India.

 

Beet

beet

Common name: चुकंदर

Sunlight requirement: At least six hours a day

Water requirement: Water routinely

pH: 5.5-6.0

Sowing season: Mar-Apr, Oct-Nov

Maturity Period: 50-70 days

Vegetable type: Bulb

 

Carrot

Carrot

Common name:  गाजर

Sunlight requirement: At least six hours a day

Water requirement: Water routinely

pH: 5.5-7.0

Sowing season: Aug-Sep

Maturity Period: 50-80 days

Vegetable type: Root/Stem

 

Cucumber

Cucumbers on white. This file is cleaned, retouched and contains clipping path.

Common name:  खीरा, कक्डी

Sunlight requirement: At least six hours a day

Water requirement: Water routinely

pH: 5.5-6.8

Sowing season: Feb-March, June-July

Maturity Period: 2-3 months

Vegetable type: Fruit

 

Green Beans

Green beans

Common name:  हरी फलियां

Sunlight requirement: At least six hours a day

Water requirement: Water routinely

pH: 6.0-6.5

Sowing season: July-Aug, Jan-Feb

Maturity Period: 2-3 months

Vegetable type: Legumes

 

Lettuce

Lettuce

Common name: सलाद पत्ता

Sunlight requirement: At least six hours a day

Water requirement: High water requirement, water routinely

pH: 6.0-7.0

Sowing season: Mar, Aug

Maturity Period: 50-70 days

Vegetable type: Leafy

 

Peas

peas

Common name:  मटर

Sunlight requirement: At least six hours a day

Water requirement: About 1 inch of water per week

pH: 5.8-7.0

Sowing season: Sep-Nov, Mar-May

Maturity Period: 50-70 days

Vegetable type: Legumes

 

Radish

radish

Common name:  मूली

Sunlight requirement: At least six hours a day

Water requirement: Water routinely

pH: 5.5-6.8

Sowing season: Aug-Nov

Maturity Period: 50-80 days

Vegetable type: Root/Stem

 

Spinach

Spinach

Common name: पालक

Sunlight requirement: Full sun or partial shade

Water requirement: Water routinely

pH: 6.5-7.0

Sowing season: Feb-Mar, Oct-Nov

Maturity Period: 45-50 days

Vegetable type: Leafy

 

Spring Onion

spring_onion

Common name:  हरी प्याज

Sunlight requirement: At least six hours a day

Water requirement: About 1 inch of water per week

pH: 6.0-7.5

Sowing season: May-June

Maturity Period: 40-50 days

Vegetable type: Bulb

 

Tomato

Tomato

Common name:   टमाटर

Sunlight requirement: At least six hours a day

Water requirement: Water everyday. Twice a day during peak summer

pH: 5.8-7.0

Sowing season: May-June

Maturity Period: 3-4 months

Vegetable type: Fruit

 

Enjoy these vegetables freshly picked from the garden or cook them up using some of our recipes. Either way you know you’ll be getting an abundance of nutrients to keep you happy and healthy.

NOTE: You can buy vegetable seeds online from our gardening store – the best place to buy seeds online – we deliver anywhere in India.

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