- Learn how to grow a beautiful garden in just two months with these fast-growing plants
- Dig into tips for growing cucumbers, bush beans, basil, and more, all of which will mature in just 60 days or less
- Get first-hand tips on how to grow each crop from planting to harvest successfully
10 Fast-growing plants for 60-day summer garden
Are you hoping to transform your outdoor space into a beautiful and productive garden in just 60 days? If so, you’re in luck!
In this blog post, I’ll be sharing ten fast-growing plants that you can start right away. These plants are perfect for those of you who want a thriving and sustainable garden that produces fresh food and beautiful flowers in record time. Let’s dive in!
Cucumbers are fast growers and can be started directly in the garden. Compact and dwarf varieties may produce slightly earlier than climbing varieties, but overall, you can expect to harvest cucumbers within 60 days
2. Bush beans
Bush beans tend to produce earlier than pole beans and are perfect for a quick harvest. They mature in about 60 days and can be harvested for around a month.
Basil is an essential summer crop that can be started from seed directly in the garden or indoors and transplanted later. It loves the summer heat and will produce for the entire season.
4. Summer Squash
Summer squash, such as zucchini and patty pan, is incredibly easy to grow and very productive. You can expect to harvest them within 50 days of planting.
As one of the fastest-growing crops, radishes can be harvested in just 30 days. However, they prefer cooler soil, so try planting them in a shady area or a pot that can be moved to a cooler spot.
Kale is a versatile and easy-to-grow plant that can be harvested within 60 days. Keep the seedbed well-watered, and you’ll have a bountiful harvest in no time.
Arugula is a heat-tolerant salad green that can be grown in shady spots during the summer months. It’s easy to start from seed and will provide fresh greens within 60 days.
8. Single Stem Sunflowers
These sunflowers produce one stem and one flower, making them perfect for a quick burst of color in your garden. They can be harvested within 60 days.
Zinnias are versatile and come in many sizes, colors, and shapes. Choose a variety that matures quickly (around 70 days) to enjoy their beauty in your garden.
Calendula, also known as pot marigolds, is an easy-to-grow flower that produces blooms within 50 days. They can be used as edible decorations for salads, pizzas, and cakes, or in skincare products like salves and balms.
It’s never too late to start a garden, and with these fast-growing plants, you can enjoy a beautiful and productive outdoor space in just 60 days.