The Q&A Archives: Vegetables for Partial Sun

Question: I am a first time gardener and would like to plant some vegtables in my backyard. The problem is that I have a very small space, and it only gets partial sun. Do you have any suggestions of what I should plant? Thank you. Audrey Gallego Los Angeles, CA

Answer: The best vegetables for partial sun would be broccoli, carrots, lettuce, spinach, swiss chard, radishes and any other greens. They can grow and produce on less than 6 hours of sun a day. If you have more than 6 hours of sun a day, then you can grow tomatoes, peppers, cucumber, squash and all the rest...

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