Very few things are as satisfying as planting a tiny seed and watching it grow. I can vividly remember, as a kid, helping my parents and grandparents with their gardens. As with all agriculture, some years were better than others. 

Over the years, I've tried my hand at gardening. Much like when I was growing up, some years are better than others. haha, Much of that boils down to my lack of experience and knowledge with backyard gardening.

Through trial and error, I've learned some very valuable lessons when it comes to backyard guarding. Things like rabbits will always find a way to eat something in your garden. And for some reason, the only two vegetables I never screw up are peas and green beans. 

Valuable Lessons For Gardening In Montana

  • Till the garden and fertilize every year.
  • Invest in a deer fence or something to keep wildlife out.
  • You can water too much and often.
  • Keep plants appropriately spaced. 

As I mentioned before, all of these things I've learned the hard way. 

What Vegetables Grown In Montana

This is a big one! Just because you see a seed at the hardware store does not necessarily mean it will grow. Every year, I see seeds on the shelf that make me scratch my head. Who knows, maybe folks out there are crazy talented and can make some of the obscure stuff grow; who knows? 

So, what actually grows well in Montana? Well, to find the answer, I looked to Montana State University. Their college of agriculture is a wealth of knowledge, and their extension agents are straight-up wizards. 

Take a look below as to what grows best in Montana. 

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