This delicious summer vegetable is rich in vitamin C as well as antioxidants which help boost your immune system and can help protect against heart disease. However, sweet corn is very prone to pests which will eat or damage a lot of the plant.
Eggplant likes to grow in a goldilocks climate -- not too hot, not too cold. If maintaining the temperature weren't tricky enough, Eggplant is also prone to pest infestations so make sure you keep a food-safe pesticide on hand.
They require an extended period of warm weather and are also a treat for a variety of pests. Pumpkins have a shallow root system so you'll need to weed the area frequently as they will compete with the weeds for the nutrients they need.
It's often difficult to distinguish asparagus from weeds in the early days, but if you don't get the weeds out they'll compete with the asparagus for nutrients. This makes it tricky to get started and keep healthy.