Best Veggies and Herbs for the Chandler Climate
One of our favorite amenities here at Liv Avenida is our community garden. If youve never planted before, thats okay. Developing a green thumb can be a bit tricky, but after a while youll get the hang of it. To start you off, heres a list of a few crops that are generally easy to grow in the Chandler climate. Broccoli and cauliflowereasy to plant and take care of, and does well in the sun. Chilis and Peppersa great fall-to-spring crop, though it has a little more trouble in the full heat of summer. Keep it well-watered and fertilized, and it will do well. EggplantsThese do surprisingly well in the desert, even through the summer. SpinachDoes well in the sun with only moderate amounts of water. Dilleasy to grow! With a few months care, youll have a giant plant for all your seasoning needs. Rosemaryif anything, even easier than dill. Might just show up in your garden whether you like it or not! Oreganolikes a bit of shade, but does welljust water it like you would the lawn. Once youve got the hang of these, you can try some trickier crops, like tomatoes, snap peas, or even artichokes. Before you plant, though, dont forget to consult this vegetable planting calendar for Maricopa Countyit lists the best recommended times for planting any plants you might want here in the Chandler area.