Vegetable garening - Knowledgebase Question

San Bernardino, Ca
Question by eshorts5
March 1, 2011
Please advise as to what type of vegies I can plant in a garden that only gets barely 4 hours of sun.

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Answer from NGA
March 1, 2011

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Vegetables that flower and set fruit need at least 8 hours of direct sunshine. These include tomatoes, peppers, squash, etc. Those that produce underground or that produce leaves that you consume can get along with about 4 hours of sunshine. These include lettuces, spinach, carrots, radishes and Swiss chard. If you have only 4 hours of sunshine, you can plant leafy greens, peas, beans, carrots and radishes. Good luck with your garden.

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