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11 Easy Vegetables to Grow in Canada

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The Easiest Vegetables to Grow for Beginner Gardeners


When starting out, growing vegetables yourself can feel overwhelming. Not all vegetables are equal in their growing difficulty level. By starting with vegetables that are easy to grow in your specific climate, you will set your garden up for success! Included below is a list of the 11 easiest vegetables to grow in Canada or in other similar cool growing climates.


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For all of these seeds with the exception of zucchini, I recommend seeding directly into your garden or container where you plan to grow your plant to maturity and not starting seeds indoors. For more information on that topic see When to Plant Your Garden.


If you are a brand new gardener and have not yet built your garden, read these tips for tips on where to place your vegetable garden.



Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Containers


If you will be growing your vegetables in containers, all of these easy vegetables to grow will grow just fine in a container! Just make sure your pots are deep enough to support your plants growth. A rule of thumb for plant containers is to keep it at least as deep as the plant will grow tall. The exception to this would be peas or other vining plants.


A huge part of growing a successful vegetable garden is starting with the right soil. Read this to find out what you can do to set your soil up for vegetable gardening success!


11 Easy Vegetables to Grow in Canada


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