Seedy dining

Got your seeds? It’s time to plant! Bill Maynard with the Sacramento Area Community Garden Coalition recommends these edibles for beginning gardeners:

“Definitely zucchini, and you can let them grow as big as you want. They’re very prolific and pretty pest-free.

“Tomatoes come in a whole variety of sizes and shapes. They’re very versatile for cooking or canning. Make sure to consistently water them and feed with calcium to stop blossom-end rot. And don’t smoke around them, because the tobacco mosaic virus could transfer to them and the zucchini.

Green beans are pretty good and come in a number of varieties. They can also produce shade for other plants, like cucumbers.”