Growing Vegetables for a Family of Four
Who says families who live in the city can’t grow their own vegetables! If you’d like to grow enough to feed your family all summer, here are some guidelines on how much of the most popular vegetables to plant to keep your family stocked with super-fresh veggies. You can adjust these numbers based on which vegetables you most like to eat. If you don’t like to eat cabbage, don’t grow it. If you love beans, grow lots of them.
|Type of Vegetable||Number of Plants Needed for a Family of Four|
|Brussels Sprouts||5 plants|
|Bush beans||15 plants|
|Pole beans||3 plants|
|Swiss Chard||5 plants|
|Summer Squash/zucchini||2 plants|