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There are lotsa different kinds of beans, but the best are
green snap beans. They’ll give ya tons of produce per plant, and most people
like eating ‘em. They take 50 days to grow and need about 6 inches of space
Green Pod, $4 for 1 packet of 2 oz. of seeds, burpee.com
This golden staple of summer is great for backyard BBQs, and
this particular brand will keep ya stocked all season long. After 64 days,
you’ll have more ears than you ever thought you’d need. Just remember to plant
the seeds about a foot apart, since they’ll get to be pretty tall.
Early and Often
Hybrid, $6 for 1 packet of 200 seeds, burpee.com
Once cucumbers start growin’, they tend to take up a bit of
room and can spread out about 3 feet. So if you’re space is squished, these
might not be your best bet. They are super productive, though, and they’ll be
all grown up in just 55 days.
Hybrid, $4 for 1 packet of 30 seeds, burpee.com
These juicy fruits are good for more than just seed-spitting
contests. Add ‘em into a fruit salad or just munch on them plain for a fat-free
dessert. When you’re planting, group five or six seeds together in mounds about
6 feet apart. They’ll pop up in late summer, since they take 80 days to grow.
Bush Sugar Baby, $4
for 1 packet of 25 seeds, burpee.com
Yellow squash tastes great grilled and in casseroles. These
plants produce lots of veggies but don’t take up as much room as watermelon,
even though they’re put in the ground in the same group style. They should be
ready to pick in 50 to 55 days.
Summer Saffron, $4
for 1 packet of 50 seeds, burpee.com
This tasty green veggie is a fab addition to soups, stews,
or grilled creations. Plant the seeds about six inches apart, water ‘em, wait
56 days, and voila! You’ll have a new cooking ingredient to spice up your
Clemson Spineless, $4
for 1 packet of 100 seeds, burpee.com
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