The different botanical families

Today we want to give you the complete list of botanical families to grow in your garden. This is a summary of many of the vegetables that we have covered in our blog with specific articles. By clicking on the relevant link, you can read the in-depth analysis. This way you will have an easy and intuitive tool to discover the secrets of the cultivation of each vegetable.
We will divide the vegetables according to the botanical family they belong to and in alphabetical order.
This rich list, however, is closely linked to reading the articles on tillage of the land and, in general, on how to take care of a vegetable garden. Before planting, in fact, there are fundamental operations to be carried out, for example: making the crop rotations, prepare the ground and theirrigation system. Or again, design the vegetable garden, learn how to sow, what is the natural mulch, and how cultivate following the moon.

The botanical families to cultivate

It is possible to cultivate in a biological way all the botanical families that are grown in traditional agriculture. Also for this reason, the importance of organic agriculture is constantly growing, and also theEuropean Union it is trying to encourage producers and consumers to choose this type of agriculture. So let's see the individual sheets of each vegetable, which explain how to grow every single plant in a biological way in our home garden. The list is divided by botanical families and is in alphabetical order.

Apiaceae or Umbelliferae

  • Dill
  • Green Anise
  • Carrots
  • Chervil
  • Fennel
  • Parsley
  • Celeriac
  • Celery from leaves

Asteraceae or Compositae

  • Artichokes
  • Sunflowers
  • Endive with smooth leaves
  • Canasta and Roman lettuce
  • Puntarelle
  • Radicchio
  • Curly endive
  • Jerusalem artichoke
  • Variety of lettuce

Brassicaceae or Cruciferae

  • Cauliflower
  • Broccoli
  • Hood
  • Black cabbage
  • Kohlrabi
  • Cabbage
  • Turnip greens
  • Horseradish
  • Radishes
  • Rocket salad


  • Capers


  • Chard
  • Beetroot
  • Spinach


  • Watermelons
  • Cucumbers
  • Luffa
  • Melons
  • Pumpkin
  • Zucchini

Fabaceae or Leguminosae

  • Peanuts
  • Chickpeas
  • Beans
  • Green beans
  • Fava beans
  • Lentils
  • Lupins
  • Peas


  • Corn


  • Saffron

Lamiaceae or Labiatae

  • Basil
  • Peppermint
  • Melissa
  • Origan
  • Rosemary
  • Salvia officinalis
  • thyme


  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Leeks
  • Shallot


  • Rhubarb


  • Eggplant
  • Potatoes
  • Chili Peppers
  • Peppers
  • Tomatoes


  • Valerian salad


  • Turmeric
  • Ginger


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