Blackthumbs, grab your shovels! Anyone can grow these herbs and veggies.
Notorious for killing bamboo? Somehow managed to slaughter your cactus? It doesn't mean you can't plant a tasty kitchen garden-and manage to keep it alive! We enlisted Michelle Slatalla, editor-in-chief of the blog Gardenista, to help us pick the ultimate fuss-free edibles for this planting season.
Shade, and even neglect, won't thwart this herb, which looks stunning in flower arrangements and adds fresh zest to drinks like iced tea, not to mention this tangy-sweet passionfruit mojito.
Get the recipe for the refreshing party-ready cocktail.
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The flat-leaf variety flourishes in containers, and brightens salads and steaks.
Get the recipe for Grilled Skirt Steak with Red Wine Chimichurri
Just one plant yields about five zukes per week-enough for all the recipes you can dream up. Hello, zucchini bread!
Or, for a light side dish, try Read More »from 4 Totally Foolproof Edibles to Grow This Spring