Just because your garden isn’t in direct sunlight doesn’t mean that you can’t grow amazing vegetables! Believe it or not, there are tons of vegetables that grow well in the shade and don’t need much work at all. Keep reading below to learn how to learn about these great shade vegetables.
Everybody likes a nice arugula salad, so now you can grow your own. Arugula does best in the shade but should be receiving at least five hours of sunlight every day.
Not everyone likes beets, but if you do, then you can plant them without total sunshine in your garden. Try a few different varieties to see what you like best. Beets tend to do best in an area of the garden with partial shade.
This is a vegetable that seems to go great with every meal, so it’s nice to have your own patch of it. Stick it in a shady spot of your yard and you’ll still see growth!
. Not only do Brussel sprouts do well in the shade, but they also grow well in cold weather, too! So, if you need a plant for dark and cold days, then try this!
One of my favorite things about lettuce is that it grows pretty fast. Grow some lettuce in a shady spot of your garden and reap the rewards quickly! In fact, lettuce grows better in partial shade! Pick an area protected from the blistering noon sun.
Cabbage is just like lettuce, it grows better in the shade! Keep it also protected from harsh afternoon sun rays.
Since they grow underground, it’s a bit obvious that carrots don’t need a whole lot of sun. So, find a nice shady patch of garden space, and go for it! They really only need around four hours every day.
Whether you’re using it as a garnish for your food or eating the whole thing, celery is a great plant to grow. Plus, it can survive in the shade, so grow it wherever! Make sure your celery plant is shaded during the hottest part of the day.
So long as your spinach plants get at least half a day of full sun, they can grow well in afternoon shade. Just like spinach and celery.
Like Brussel sprouts, kale not only can survive in the shade, but it also thrives in cold weather. Plus, it’s a pretty vegetable, so it’s a great one to plant!
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