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Vegetables That Grow in Shade

On the other hand, there are so many vegetables that will grow fantastically well even when full sun is not available. It is possible to grow vegetables in shade and get remarkable yields. The rule of thumb that every enthusiastic gardener should know is that plants that are grown for roots or fruits require full sun. However, those that are grown for the stems, leaves or even buds might do just fine with some little shade. This doesn’t however that you grow your vegetables in complete, dense shade as they will simply not grow. Sunlight is essential for photosynthesis and it is thus important that you don鈥檛 deny your vegetables light completely.

Here are some vegetables that will grow in the shade and give satisfactory yields:

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 聽 聽聽Cauliflower
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Broccoli
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Salad greens like arugula, leaf lettuce, cress and endive.
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Beets
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Peas
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Radishes
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Brussels sprouts
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Beans
聽聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Leafy greens like mustard greens, kale, spinach collards and kale

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