A garden at home is an excellent alternative when you want to have always fresh vegetables. The issue is that it needs lots of attention and commitment. Sometimes you don’t have enough time to keep it, especially when the plants take up to 4 months to grow.
The good news is that there are vegetables that can be grown in less than 60 days and are a good idea for your private garden:
Radish (22 DAYS)
This vegetable can be planted at any time of the year and has its first sprouts three days after being planted in the ground. It requires little space to grow, but you have to consider that it likes the sun more than cold temperatures.
Lettuce (30 DAYS)
Its best time is spring and autumn due to the cool and temperate climate. It prefers soil with plenty of organic matter and airy. It is one of the fastest-growing vegetables.
3- Arugula (40 DAYS)
It can be grown throughout the year, and its harvest is past 40 days. Like chives, it has a lot of iron, phosphorus, and calcium.
4- Turnip (40 DAYS)
A vegetable works as a 2 in 1, since while the bulb is waiting to develop, its leaves can be used. Its cultivation needs loose soil rich in compost, to be harvested 40 days after planting.
5- Mini Carrots (50 DAYS)
Unlike carrots grown in the most common size, these mini carrots can be harvested in less than two months. It is a vegetable with great content of vitamins that favor the skin and the immune system.
6- Cucumber (50 DAYS)
It usually grows best in sandy soil, with enough compost, and in cold weather. Due to its high water content, it works as an excellent diuretic and can be used to prepare delicious salads.
7- Zucchini (50 DAYS)
It is a cucumber family vegetable. It likes the sun and water very much, and ventilated places are ideal for their growth. It has many antioxidants and vitamin properties.
8- Chard (50 DAYS)
It is directly related to the beet. For this reason, its stems can be of different colors; white, red, purple, and even red. It can withstand extreme temperatures. However, the temperate climate is ideal for them, with plenty of sunlight.
9- Beets (50 DAYS)
Like the turnip, its foliage can be used after 30 days, and its cultivation after 50 days. It is one of the richest and sweetest vegetables; it contains many iron and phallic acid. It is widely used to prevent liver problems, to detoxify the skin, and to increase the production of red blood cells. It also works to improve the immune system.
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10- Cilantro (50 DAYS)
Coriander is best harvested in places where the climate is warm, as this seasoning is intolerant to cold—considered a source of vitamins A, B, B1, B2, and C.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff