Peas are one of the first crops you can plant in the spring. They like cool weather. As soon as the soil is workable (meaning, the soil is not frozen and not soaking wet) you can plant. Depending on where you live, that means you can plant peas sometime between mid-February to the end of May.
This purple beauty, sometimes referred to as “Purple Shamrock” or “False Shamrock”, is native to Brazil rather than Ireland and are equally appealing as an outdoor plant or a houseplant.
I’ve compiled a list of five plants that are *actually* the most undemanding houseplants. I would even go so far as to say you could stick these in a room and turn off the light for a couple of weeks and although it would be mad at you and develop some trust issues but it wouldn’t be dead.
Planting flowers is now a must in my garden for all the reasons above and beyond. That being said, vegetables can be high-maintenance (and we all know I like low-maintenance plants!) so what I look for in a flower is that it is easy to grow and take care of. Here’s a selection of my favourite easy-to-grow and low-maintenance flowers to add to your veggie garden now.
Growing vegetables from seed shouldn’t be daunting. The following five vegetables are easy enough for beginners to grow from seed – in the ground, a raised bed, or in a container.