10 Vegetables that Grow on their Own Despite Extreme Heat


John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you the 10 vegetables that grow themselves in his desert garden every summer season.

In this episode, you will learn the easiest, most heat tolerant vegetables you can grow with rising temperatures in 100+ degrees heat that grow without issue and produce nutritious food for you, your family, and your community.

First, John will share more about the crops that he grows in his garden including transplants but also many volunteers that grow on their own without his intervention.

You will learn the specific vegetables that reseed on their own and grow without any work from John the gardener, and how he has lots of food to eat from these plants that grow themselves without any care.

You will discover the 10 crops that easily grow themselves every year in John’s summer garden.

Jump to the following parts of the Episode:
00:00 Episode Start
00:20 Vegetables that Grow in the Heat
01:15 What these crops need to grow: Almost nothing
02:10 Why You should plant these as a farmer
02:53 Start of 10 plants to grow in the extreme desert heat
03:02 Wild Spinach – Lambsquarter
04:28 Britton Shiso
05:25 Water Pepper
06:22 Black Nightshade – Edible Berries
08:19 Mallow
09:03 Purslane
10:17 Cat Mint aka Catnip
11:20 Jewel of Opar
12:23 Dandelion
14:17 Celery

After watching this episode, you will learn the specific crops that grow without care, as well as some of the microclimates they grow best in. You will learn how to source some of these seeds so you can grow them yourselves without any work.

Referenced/Related Episodes: Easiest & Hardest Vegetables to Grow in 100+ Summer Garden Heat
Top 8 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow in 100+ Degree Hot Summers
10 Strategies You Must Follow to Garden in the Hot Summer Heat

Top 5 Leafy Green Vegetables that Thrive in the Summer Heat 100+

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