Ready, Set and Grow!

— Written By Nancie Mandeville
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Today I’d like to talk with you about quick and tasty Edibles for spring. 

Fresh Cucumbers

Get ready set and grow! 

There a lot of veggies that families can grow within two months. Start by sowing the seeds directly into the Earth and in the blink of an eye they are ready for delicious harvest. Seeds are in an inexpensive way to start a garden and you can find them from multiple sources. Browse and order through online seed companies, check with your local Nursery to see if they allow call-ins, or outside pick up and consider local seed exchanges within your community.

Greens Greens Greens

Any veggie with an edible Leaf is sure is a sure bet for fast flavor. Most greens are grown in the cooler weather of Spring and bring a bright and tasty flavor to any dish. A few examples are lettuce, spinach, arugula, kale, and bok choy.

Root Around

Digging in the earth to find an edible treasure is sure to delight children of all ages. These roots are quick to grow and harvest as well as satisfyingly savory and these include baby carrots, radishes, turnips, baby beets, and greens.

Don’t forget the fruits of your labor cultivating vegetables when the part you eat is the botanical fruit can take a while, but there are a few that you would harvest in the blink of an eye. Try these veggies to make diverse and delectable dishes. Cucumbers, squash, peas, snap beans, and okra. Make sure you get your kids in on making decisions on what to plant and when with the planting wheels and planting guide just to name a few.