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The Most Popular Plants, Pests, & Health Benefits of 2019


2019 was a great year for growing! We’ve collected some stats as to which plants and pests were most popular and are excited to share with you our findings!

Top Plants

Out of nearly 1 MILLION PLANTS viewed in the From Seed to Spoon app this year, these are the top 10 most popular. Click on each plant to view their growing guide.

  1. Basil
  2. Carrots
  3. Bell Peppers
  4. Broccoli
  5. Cucumbers
  6. Beans (Bush)
  7. Aloe Vera
  8. Tomatoes (Vine)
  9. Acorn Squash
  10. Beets
Top Pests
Our From Seed to Spoon app makes it easy to identify and manage the most common garden pests. Out of the thousands of pests tracked in 2019, these are the most popular!

  1. Aphids
  2. Ants
  3. Cats
  4. Squash Bugs
  5. Birds
Top Companions
Companion planting is one of the most important aspects of growing organically, and our app makes it easy to figure out what to grow next to each other by showing the friends and enemies for each plant. These 5 plants were the most popular companions in 2019!

  1. Marigolds
  2. Cucumbers
  3. Carrots
  4. Onions
  5. Bush Beans
Top Health Benefits
Our app makes it easy to figure out what plants to grow by showing you which plants help with the many common health ailments. These are the top 5 most popular health filters used in 2019.

  1. Weight Loss
  2. Brain & Memory
  3. Bone & Joint Health
  4. Energy
  5. Cancer Fighting

Learn more about growing over 100 different foods, including how to manage various pests in our FREE iOSAndroid, or new Universal Web App!

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