Leafy greens, like spinach, are some of the easiest and quickest vegetables to grow in the home garden. You can harvest a spinach crop just 39 days after sowing spinach seed. Spinach is a cool-season crop that's sown in early spring and harvested in late spring to early summer. It can also be grown in the fall garden. Spinach is also suitable for growing in raised beds and containers. Like other vegetables, spinach grows best in well-drained soil. Its leaves can be harvested at the immature or baby stage or at the mature stage. Bloomsdale Long Standing Spinach is one of the most popular spinach varieties available. Its thick, crinkly, dark green leaves are packed full of flavor.