Gardening Articles: Care :: Seeds & Propagation

Planting a Vegetable Garden (page 2 of 2)

by National Gardening Association Editors


The number of days listed on the seed packet refers to the time needed to mature a crop after sowing seed or transplanting into the garden. Choose varieties that can ripen within your growing season.

If your space is limited, try compact vegetable varieties; crops that provide a high yield per square foot, such as root vegetables; and trellises for vining plants.

Photograph by National Gardening Association.

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