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Container Gardening

Container Gardening – 15 Vegetables to Easily Grow

1: Beets

Beats are well-suited for container gardening. They have ability to grow in almost all seasons. Depth of container is the most important thing to consider if you are planning to grow beats in containers. Choose the container that has at least 12 inches depth so that beats can grow freely.

BEETS - Container Gardening

BEETS – Container Gardening

2: Beans

Beans are primarily warm season vegetable. There are various varieties of beans. Pole beans can be grown in the container with depth of 8 to 9 inches. Bush beans can be grown in the container with depth of 6 to 7 inches. Some varieties of beans also need containers with depth of 10 to 12 inches around.

BEANS - Container Gardening

BEANS – Container Gardening

3: Carrots

There are various varieties of carrots. Smaller varieties are typically better than standard length varieties of carrots for growing in containers. So choose smaller varieties of carrots to grow in containers. Thumbelina, Short n Sweet, Little Fingers, are some varieties of carrots which are well-suited for container gardening.

CARROTS - Container Gardening

CARROTS – Container Gardening

4: Cole Crops

Cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage are Cole crops which can be grown in containers. But make sure you do not plant lots of plants in single container or pot.

COLE CROPS - Container Gardening

COLE CROPS – Container Gardening

5: Cucumber

Salad Bush and Bush Pickle are varieties of cucumbers which are very popular in container gardening. Consider right size of containers for growing cucumbers.

CUCUMBER - Container Gardening

CUCUMBER – Container Gardening

6: Eggplant

Any container which has the depth of at least 5 inches is well-suited for growing eggplant. Use two seeds in one container. You can use clay pot or plastic container to grown the eggplant. Clay container is well-suited for growing well.

EGGPLANT -  - Container Gardening

EGGPLANT – – Container Gardening

7: Lettuce and Salad Greens

Growing your own salad greens and lettuce can provide you a source of fresh leafy vegetable which are nutrient rich and easy to grown. Use right container to grow lettuce and salad greens. A clay pot or container or tray that is at least 6 to 12 inches deep and 18 inches across is a good choice for growing the greens and lettuce.

LETTUCE & SALAD GREENS  - Container Gardening

LETTUCE & SALAD GREENS – Container Gardening

8: Melons

Dwarf melons or bush sugar baby melons are well-suited for container gardening. Pay special attention to melon plants if you have planted in containers. Enjoy taste of farm-fresh melons growing at your home in containers.

MELONS - Container Gardening

MELONS – Container Gardening

9: Onions

If you have decided to grown onions in containers at your home then you should choose green onions which are known to grow well in containers or clay pots. Make sure the container has at least 5 inches of depth. Within this size you can freely and easily grown onion plant until it is a bulb size.

ONIONS - Container Gardening

ONIONS – Container Gardening

10: Peas

Choose a container that has 12 inched of depth. Green arrow, maestro, English peas, and sugar bon’ snap pea are some known varieties of peas which are well-suited for container gardening.

PEAS - Container Gardening

PEAS – Container Gardening

11: Peppers

Use big pot or container to grow peppers at your home. You can grow any type of peppers in container. All varieties are suitable for container gardening.

PEPPERS - Container Gardening

PEPPERS – Container Gardening

12: Potatoes

Generally potatoes are grown in fields. But now-d-days people have started it to grow at containers for enjoying the taste of farm fresh potatoes. It is always fun to grow potatoes but growing them in containers can be more fun activity. Use container that has 12 inches of depth; and plant 3 to 4 potatoes in the container. Irrigate the plant regularly. Make sure the stems are fully covered with the soil.

POTATOES - Container Gardening

POTATOES – Container Gardening

13: Radishes

Radishes are very popular among people who love container gardening. They can be easily and quickly grown in container even in smaller containers. Scatter some seeds in the container and keep the soil moist diligently.

RADISH - Container Gardening

RADISH – Container Gardening

14: Squash

Squash can be easily grown in containers. You should use the container that has 5 to 7 inches of depth so that you can grown the squash varieties such as Cornell Bush Delicata, Papaya Pear and Table King.

SQUASH - Container Gardening

SQUASH – Container Gardening

15: Tomatoes

And of course if you love gardening especially container gardening then how you can forget about growing yummy tomatoes. Tomatoes are among most important vegetables which are well-suited for container gardening. They can be easily and quickly grown in containers. Cherry Tomato, Plum Yellow, Window Box Roma, etc are some known varieties of tomatoes which can be grown at containers.

TOMATOES - Container Gardening

TOMATOES – Container Gardening