The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the weather is just right. And that means one thing: ‘Tis the season to get your gardening on. Green thumb or not, growing fruits and veggies in your own garden is a great way to ensure you’re eating the freshest, purest food around.
Some plants are more difficult to maintain than others, and we know your time is precious, which is why we’ve done the digging for you. So go throw on your sun hat, and grab that gardening shovel. Here are the 15 easiest foods to grow in your garden this season.
1. Bell peppers
Tacos, salads, turkey sandwiches — there’s always a place for bell peppers in your meal. So why not try your hand at growing them yourself? Not only will it be cheaper, it’ll give you a sense of pride each and every time you cook with the bounty you’ve brought to life. Bell peppers, which are a warm-season crop, are resistant to most garden pests, making them the perfect crop to keep in your backyard this summer.