…and determined how much direct sunlight it gets.
Your garden gets less than 6 hours and you feel hopeless.
Sorry to break it to you, but that means you can’t grow tomatoes.
Don’t worry there are other vegetables you can successfully grow in that space.
Shade loving vegetables
The following vegetables will do just well in containers and the shade:
The following vegetables will grow in small/medium sized containers — and – they like being in the shade. – – Tweet This
- Beans (buy bean seeds here)
- Beets (buy your beet seeds here)
- Broccoli (buy broccoli seeds here)
- Brussel sprouts (buy seeds to grow brussel sprouts here)
- Cauliflower (buy seeds to grow cauliflower here)
- Leafy greens (seeds for lettuce, kale and other leafy greens here)
- Peas (give peas a chance)
- Radishes (super quick & easy to grow – so good for you)
- Scallions (grow your own – - -and then – - - click here to keep them growing)
Helping you to succeed in your garden
The purpose of this list is to serve as a guide in helping you to minimize the mistakes you make and set you up for success in your garden.
If you want to, experiment in your garden. See if other vegetables do well in the shade. No one will get hurt if you do.
Share this post with those in your life that use the excuse of not getting enough sunlight to start growing their own food.
Once you do that, then leave a comment below to let me know which of these shade loving veggies you plan on growing.
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