Plant and Grow for Years to Come

Gardens can be a lot of work, but can also be very rewarding. Whether you have a little space or a lot of land, you can have a garden that grows amazing crops every season. So, if you love the idea of growing your own food in your garden, but hate the idea of having to replant new crops every season, you’re in luck. We are going to tell you about some foods you only have to plant once, and they will grow in your garden more many seasons! Growing these self-reproducing veggies and fruits involves less work, and a lower grocery bill.

1.Asparagus

This vegetable isn’t only heart-healthy and full of vitamins, it’s easy to grow. Asparagus is a very good source of fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium. This vegetable is good to eat if you’re watching your blood sugar.  Although this veggie is easy to grow and it will grow every year, it takes some time before a you will get a good sized harvest. Stick it out for a few seasons, because after about three to four years you will get a sizable harvest. After you start seeing a sizable harvest, every season  you will have plenty for years to come. Another plus to growing this vegetable is they look great in the back of flowering gardens.

2.Tomatoes

This crop is one of the most popular grown in the garden, and it’s full of nutrients. Tomatoes are an excellent source vitamin C, biotin, molybdenum and vitamin K. They are also a very good  source of copper, potassium, manganese, dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin B6, and vitamin E. This plant is easy to grow, and they grow over and over. You can grow tomatoes in small places, or if you have a lot of room you can grow as many as you want. Tomatoes are a plant you can split to get more every year, if you desire more.

3.Kale

Kale is a very healthy crop with more nutritional value than spinach, and it can help improve blood glucose, lower the risk of cancer, reduce blood pressure, and prevent asthma. This healthy crop will create a great harvest every year. With this crop you can remove individual leaves or the whole plant. When it’s time to harvest if you choose to harvest the whole plant, leave about two inches remaining above the soil. This will allow for the plant to re grow, and you’ll start to see new leaves in as little as three weeks.

4.Artichokes

This low fat, low cholesterol food is a good source of potassium, vitamin C, folate, magnesium and dietary fiber. Artichokes are healthy, and grow every year but if you plant them, be prepared. This plant won’t only grow back every year, it can be invasive. Choose where you plant this veggie carefully, because it will grow fast, and it will produce many.

5.Rhubarb

This plant will harvest for years and is full of dietary fiber, protein, vitamin C, vitamin K, B complex vitamins, calcium, potassium, manganese, and magnesium. You have to be cautious with this plant, because although it’s packed with nutrients, it can be poisonous in large qualities because of it’s toxic leaves. When you plant this crop you’ll have to watch it because it’s picky about water, and temperature, but you’ll be able to harvest it for years.

Gardening is such a rewarding hobby/job, and we hope these tips for planting crops will come in handy. For all your gardening needs make sure to see us. Comment or send us an email with any questions or other tips for planting crops that regrow.

 

By |2019-03-12T22:36:57+00:00May 24th, 2018|Gardening|0 Comments

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