A Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet {Infographic}

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vegetable growing infographic

Wishing you had a simple source to get started on your vegetable gardening?

Here’s a great-looking vegetable growing cheat sheet that’s chock-full of useful advice from the UK online ezine, Good to be Home.

10 Things this Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet will show you:

1. When to plant

2. How far apart to plant seeds

3. What needs propagating

4. What needs to be in a greenhouse

5. What size pot to plant in

6. Distance to thin seedlings out to

7. Germination and maturation times

8. Which pests to look out for

9. What veggies works best together

10. When to harvest!

A couple notes for translation:

Great Britain is warmer than we are in Chicagoland. They’re mostly gardening zone 8, due to the Gulf Stream and maritime effects. We are in zones 5a/5b. Find your zone here.

Some of the vegetable names are a bit different. Mange tout (eat all in French) peas are sugar snap and snow peas. Courgettes are zucchini and borlotti beans are cranberry beans.

Our gardening friends in the UK are known to be some of the best in the world! After reviewing this cheat sheet infographic, enjoy the latest Green Divas Green Thumb segment below!

UK housing energy fact file infographic

Images via shutterstock.com.

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About the author / 

Green Diva Ali

Alison Hoffman is one of the many lifelong gardeners and plant geeks that come to it via family history and personal passion. She enjoys mentoring others in gardening through her business and blog, Every Green Plant, and by speaking to garden groups. She grows food, flowers, trees and shrubs organically in the northwest suburbs of Chicago for her family, friends and clients. Alison and her husband, dogs, cats, honeybees and visiting friends, birds, deer and other animals and insects appreciate that she does not use chemicals in the landscape. 

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