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18 Delicious Vegetables

Learn more about these delicious vegetables — particularly eggplant, peppers, sweet corn, asparagus, artichokes and celery — with our thorough guide that shows when to sow and harvest, plus the best conditions for these plants.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Eggplant 'Moneymaker' F1

This is one of the most dependable eggplants in cool climates. The upright plants look good in containers, and while the best long, dark purple fruits are achieved under glass, plants also do well in a sunny outdoor spot.
Sow: Early to mid-spring
Harvest: Midsummer to early fall
Soil Preference: Well-drained soil, moist soil
Sun or Shade: Full sun

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