6 Vegetables That Thrive Grown in Poor Soils

1. Sweet potatoes: Because they can withstand drought and sand conditions, sweet potatoes are perfect for poor soils.

2. Some Herbs: Some Mediterranean herbs, including oregano, thyme, and rosemary, do well on rocky, poor soils that resemble their natural environments.

3. Legumes: Because they can grow well in a variety of soil conditions, legumes—such as peas, beans, lentils, and chickpeas—are highly prized in gardening.

4. Radish: Because radishes grow quickly and are frequently ready to be harvested in three to four weeks, they can outcompete weeds and require less upkeep.

5. Grains: Rye and sorghum are two types of grains that do well in low-nutrient environments.

6. Artichokes: Artichokes are perennial plants that may grow in a variety of soil types, especially globe artichokes.

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