Can You ID All of These Garden Vegetables and Fruits From Just One Image?

By: Chelsea
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The snap of a crisp, home-grown green bean. The juiciness that bursts forth from a perfectly-ripe tomato. If gardening grabs your heart and soul throughout spring, summer, and fall, then this is the quiz for you. You'll plow through the questions in no time to identify all your favorite fruits and vegetables.  

It's worth it. The sore back from weeding, dealing with the dirt that adheres under your nails, even all the time wasted lugging fertilizer and topsoil from the store. But then it starts to happen, the first sprout, then the first flower and then the first tiny fruit or vegetable. Suddenly, your entire garden is a cornucopia of fresh, delicious produce that you only need to harvest to enjoy dozens upon dozens of healthy meals. Yes, the rewards are worth the work. 

It's time to get back into the planting mindset and check out the photos we've gathered for you. It will be a piece of carrot cake for you to identify the garden goodies from the photographs. Challenge your best gardening buddy and compare the results. (You already do it with your vegetables anyway.) Start the quiz now. 

Did you know that green beans are actually an unripe fruit? Whether you are steaming them or baking them in your next casserole, green beans are full of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin K and vitamin B-6.

Did you know that at one time kale was a cure for drunkenness? Kale is one of the healthiest foods out there to eat and it only takes about 5 minutes to prepare.

The edible portions of this plant are the flower buds. Artichokes are packed with good nutrients like vitamin C, potassium and lots of dietary fiber.

Summer squash is actually just an immature squash harvested early. They still have a lot of vitamin C and vitamin B-6.

Did you know that beets are an anti-inflammatory? This root vegetable makes a great addition to a salad and offers many cancer fighting agents that can help detoxify your body.

Did you know spinach can help improve eyesight and reduce your blood pressure? Doctors advise eating spinach frequently. Farmers love to grow this plant because it can withstand harsh winters without dying.

Lima beans are legumes. We eat their edible seed, also known as a bean. They grow on both a vine and a bush.

Soybeans are high in protein and can be made into a variety of other foods, ranging from milk to cheese to oil to tofu. Soybeans are legumes.

Did you know the sweet potato is a root vegetable? With oodles of potassium, dietary fiber and vitamin B-6, the sweet potato is one of the world’s super foods.

Asparagus is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin B-1, and vitamin C. Did you know that it can change the smell of your urine?

Did you know that a shallot is a type of onion? If you can’t find an onion in the kitchen, just substitute with the mild, delicious shallot.

Did you know that tomatoes are actually a fruit? Once called “love apples,” tomatoes are a healthy fruit to eat and are packed with vitamin C.

Pole beans are a member of the legume family. Green in color, they usually grow on a bush.

Rhubarb makes for a great pie, tart, or as an additive to sauces. It is a perennial vegetable that grows well in most of the United States.

Bush beans are very similar to pole beans, except for the way they grow. Bush beans grow in a more compact pattern, hence their name.

Cherry tomatoes are a mix between the wild, smaller tomatoes and the cultivated, bigger versions usually seen in the common grocery store. Delicious in taste and packed full of vitamin-C, the cherry tomato is a great choice for the beginner gardener since they grow well in many different gardens.

Did you know radishes are a root vegetable? Eaten mostly raw as an addition to a salad, the radish is full of riboflavin, B-6 and potassium.

Did you know that the turnip is eaten by humans and livestock alike? Turnips have great health benefits, including improved bone health, immune system support, and improved heart health.

Did you know broccoli is part of the cabbage family? Did you also know it can help treat type 2 diabetes? It can also help with proper bone and hair growth.

Pumpkins are rich with nutrients. As a member of the squash family, the pumpkin makes for a great pie or pancake.

Watermelons grow on vine-like flowering plants. With tons of vitamin C, the watermelon is a summer treat sure to satisfy when things get hot.

Bean sprouts are commonly found in East Asian foods. As a sprout, they are high in nutrients like iron, calcium , magnesium and amino acids.

As an edible tuber, the potato is available in many different varieties ... including French fries.

Zucchini is a form of summer squash. They can reach three feet in length and are rich in vitamin C and potassium.

Brussel sprouts are a member of the cabbage family. As one of the healthiest vegetables, brussel sprouts are a great way to give your body the vitamin C and dietary fiber it needs.

Bell peppers come in many varieties, but we usually see the red, green, yellow and orange in the grocery store. They are most notable for their vitamin C and high levels of vitamin B-6.

Spaghetti squash is known for its stringy, spaghetti-like internals that make a great addition to the dinner table. They can be ivory, yellow, or orange in color.

In some countries, the butternut squash may be known as gramma or a butternut pumpkin. Sweet and nutty in flavor, the butternut squash can have a pumpkin-like taste.

Peas are technically a fruit. With tons of potassium, dietary fiber and vitamin C, peas are one of the healthiest foods out there.

Jalapeño peppers are actually a form of a chili pepper. They are classified as medium hot and have loads of vitamin C.

Cabbage has health benefits that include relief from constipation, headaches, stomach ulcers, and eczema. Eat red cabbage to help that leaky gut syndrome.

The parsnip is a root vegetable closely related to carrots. Eat these to help lower your chance of developing diabetes.

Chard's leaves are green and sometimes have a reddish hue to them. Packed full of vitamin C and and vitamin A, chard is one healthy, leafy green.

Since it is so sweet and juicy, it may come as a surprise that the cantaloupe is a gourd that is related to the squash. In the United States, cantaloupes are also called muskmelons.

Onions are one of the best vegetables to have on hand while cooking other veggies, meat or pasta dishes. Sauté with butter or olive oil and add to your favorite meat or veggies to really bring out the flavor.

Did you know that peanuts grow underground? That's why you may notice traces of dirt on the shells while cracking them open. Another fun fact - peanuts are also called goobers.

Carrots are a commonly used vegetable; loved by animals, children and adults. Peeled baby carrots are the perfect on-the-go snack for when you need some energy and vitamin A; they are said to make your eyesight better.

This veggie is known by many names; ladies' fingers, okro and gumbo are a few of them. Try baking it in the oven with olive oil and seasonings on top.

Arugula is a great addition to salads, or used in place of lettuce on sandwiches and burgers. Need some vitamin K in your life? Eat arugula! Just two cups gives you half of the vitamin K you need for an entire day.

Cauliflower grows annually and is related to brussel sprouts, cabbage and broccoli. Like it raw? Dip it in ranch or hummus. Like it cooked? Steam it and add parmesan, salt and pepper.

Lettuce is a very versatile, leafy green commonly used in a number of cuisines. Added to sandwiches, burgers, salads and soups, it is one popular veggie.

Collard greens are a great substitute for spinach, kale or lettuce. They are rich in vitamins A and C; try adding smoked bacon, tomatoes and cooked broccoli to make a tasty salad.

Celery is known for being very low in calories; in fact, an entire stalk of celery has only 10 calories. Spread peanut butter or ranch dressing on top for a tasty and nutritious snack.

Leek soup is a great way to add this veggie into your diet; not to mention it's creamy and delicious. Want to try it out? You'll need potatoes, stock, garlic, other seasonings, and, of course, leeks.

An endive is a leafy green, similar to lettuce in terms of culinary uses and texture. What's different? Its taste has more of a nutty and slightly bitter twist.

Each cob of corn has approximately 800 kernels! Movie-goers have corn kernels to thank for the ever-popular snack, popcorn.

Garlic is related to onions, leeks and chives. It is a staple to have in the kitchen. Add it to meat, sautéed veggies or potatoes.

Radicchio looks similar to a cabbage, and has white and red/purple leaves. It makes a colorful and nutritious addition to salads.

To make delicious pickles from this veggie, mix sliced cucumbers with vinegar, salt and water. After about two weeks, eat the fruits of your labor!

Have you ever seen "aubergine" in a recipe? Aubergine is simply another name for eggplant. This veggie is a pretty deep purple on the outside and light colored on the inside.

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