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Fruit & Veggies That Grow Well in Maryland

fruit veggies that grow well in Maryland

Maryland experiences a wide range of

temperatures in its climate but for much

of the year it is perfect for growing

fruits and vegetables the humid air

gives moisture to the plants and the

overnight lows stay warm enough so that

plants can grow into the fall certain

fruits and vegetables fare best in this

weather

fruits many berries grow well in

Maryland including strawberries

raspberries blueberries and blackberries

these will be ripe and ready to eat

around midsummer apples peaches pears

and plums are among the tree fruits that

thrive as well cantaloupe honeydew and

watermelon will also be ready to eat

around the middle of summer vegetables

asparagus and tomatoes are among the

vegetables that should be planted at the

beginning of summer spinach broccoli and

lettuce also grow best at the beginning

and the end of summer when temperatures

are coolest corn cucumbers eggplant

peppers and white potatoes should be

planted and grown in the midst of summer

they will still produce into the

beginning of fall late season growing a

benefit

Maryland's climate is back produce can

be grown into late fall for example

tomatoes keep growing into early fall in

late July seed for fall crops of salad

greens broccoli cauliflower squash beans

and cucumbers can be sown soil the soil

in Maryland contains many different

metals and in some places is very high

in lead this can be poisonous to young

children who are eating the fruits and

vegetables it is very important that you

use organic material in soil and make

sure the soil is moist and well-drained

if you are still nervous about the soil

you can use organic materials and grow

your fruits and veggies in pots

considerations since so many fruits and

veggies can be grown locally this will

ensure that people are eating the

freshest produce available it will also

help the environment by cutting back on

fuel emissions when food needs to be

transported it sometimes comes from a

long way in requires trucks which emit

harmful fumes also be dilatant about

taking care of your garden so that

diseases do not infect your fruits and

vegetables the warm moist climate

encourages the growth of some bacteria

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