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Vegetable Gardening in Mississippi

There are many good reasons for growing a vegetable garden in Mississippi. A garden offers the opportunity to enjoy vegetables at their freshest. Sometimes only minutes elapse between harvest, preparation, and eating.

Link to the Garden Tabloid Garden Tabloid Cover Download the PDF file. On the other hand, most fresh vegetables available at the grocery store travel about 1,800 miles between producer and consumer, and this travel often occurs over a period of several days. There’s a lot to be said for “homegrown” freshness.

If you've never grown a vegetable garden before, read what others say on the "Growing Vegetables" introduction page. This page also contains links for the beginner...what and where to plant, size of garden, etc.

Find additional answers to most garden questions in our publications area. Use the search area for convenience located on the same page.

Content for this section of MSUcares came from Publication 1091 - Garden Tabloid.