The Best New Vegetables to Grow This Summer

Try new vegetables this season. These top vegetables for pots and raised beds are great!

Pot-a-Peno peppers are the ideal jalapeno to grow in small plots, containers, or hanging baskets. Deep green, medium      

1. Pot-a-Peno Jalapeno

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Its appearance and feel are impressive: The hard, cherry-sized Green Bee ripens but never softens. Why we adore it: Ripe fruit can last weeks on the plant.        

Green Bee Tomato

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First 13, a stunning new shell pea from Burpee, produces enormous pods with a record 13 peas. The 4-foot plants should be anchored or trellised for convenient plucking.          

First 13 Pea

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This zucchini's soft, sweet, scallop-shaped fruits make it a farmers market favorite. Lemon Sun is a new variety that crops in 45 days.          

Lemon Sun Zucchini

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This cold-hardy green, bred by Dan Brisebois of Tourne-Sol Cooperative Farm, is ideal for year-round harvesting. The plants develop purple-burgundy rosettes and green hearts and are pleasant and gentle.  

Rainbow Tatsoi

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While ripening, the Ring Leader leads the pack. The pepper matures in eight weeks, making it ready to consume earlier than most. This vibrant green beauty is vigorous and disease-resistant.

Ring Leader Jalapeno

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