Vegetables that Grow in Shade
A vegetable garden offers fresh and insecticide free vegetables, but adds to the magnificence of the space as well. Most vegetable plants develop well and have a good yield when put in sites with sufficient sunlight. The plants exhibit stunted development or diseases when planted in shade. If one is not ready to develop vegetables of a particular decision because of absence of sunlight or area of the site, one can always select to develop vegetables that will flourish in shady conditions.
Some such vegetables are:
- • Lettuce: This can be developed if the site gets sunlight for 4 to 6 hours. This verdant vegetable can be harvested at all stages.
- • Beet: Beet can be planted in rows in partially shady sites along east-west heading to amplify absorption of sunlight.
- • Broccoli: Along with good de-weeding and including compost occasionally, this vegetable will flourish even without any sunlight.
- • Cauliflower: This delicious vegetable grows well in partly shaded places. One should look for mold or different diseases.
- • Onion: They flourish in shady sites. One should plant healthy bulbs and water them routinely.
- • Herbs: Cardamom, garlic, mint, parsley or chive grows well in partially or completely shaded sites. The harvest can be used fresh or preserved for use later.
Sometimes, people insist on developing vegetables in partial shade even if they know that the plants would require not many hours of sunlight. Instead of witnessing the efforts getting wasted, one can always pick planting their preferred vegetable in trays and have them shifted out for absorption of ideal amounts of sunlight.