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Easiest vegetables to grow part 2

Radishes grow like grass. Every few weeks, I'd throw some seeds in the soil to keep a regular crop coming up. A small hand full of radish seeds can keep you busy for the entire growing season.

When to Plant 

In spring, sow salad radishes at 10-day intervals starting two weeks before your average last spring frost, continuing to three weeks after

your last frost date. 

In fall, sow all types of radishes at two-week intervals starting eight weeks before your first fall frost, continuing up until three weeks before your first frost date.

How to Plant 

When preparing the planting bed, loosen the soil 6 to 10 inches deep, and mix in good compost or well-rotted manure. Sow seeds a half inch deep and 1 inch apart, in rows spaced 12 inches apart. After the seedlings appear, thin salad radishes to 3 inches apart; thin oriental radishes to 8 to 10 inches apart. Seeds typically sprout in three to seven days when sown in 60-degree soil.

Radishes in a container


Fill your containers with potting soil and position them in a sunny area
Plant radish seeds 1/2 inch deep and space one inch apart. Fill the entire area of your container with this planting technique. Take caution to leave a least an inch between the rim of your planter and the first set of radishes.

Keep the seeds moist and they should germinate within 5-10 days.
Once the sees have sprouted, thin the seedlings out, so that there is one plant spaced every two inches from each other.

Continue to water, maintain a soil that is thoroughly moist, but not soggy (over watered). Watering every other day (especially for containers, they dry out quick) should be just fine for your radishes.