growing vegetables - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by hoagiedot
April 12, 2010
i grow vegetables in the back of my yard there is not much sun so not much grows what kind of vegetables do not require a lot of sun thank you

Answer from NGA
April 12, 2010


No vegetable will grow in full, dense shade but the following crops will produce with three to six hours of sun, or fairly constant dappled shade, per day.

Salad Greens, such as leaf lettuce, arugula, endive, and cress; Broccoli; Cauliflower; Peas; Beets; Brussels Sprouts; Radishes; Swiss Chard; Leafy Greens, such as collards, mustard greens, spinach, and kale; green Beans.

Hope you have a great harvest.

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