Container Vegetable Gardening allows you to cultivate edibles in a limited space! Have a look at some Easy Container Vegetables you can grow!
Don’t have a garden to grow veggies? Don’t worry! Opt for Container Vegetable Gardening and enjoy an organic and fresh harvest easily!
Container Vegetable Gardening
Most of the beans are climbers and you can grow them on your balcony or rooftop garden near a wall. Make sure you select a spot that gets ample sunlight.
Grow them in 10-12 inches deep pots and a trellis-like structure for support. Since beans fix the nitrogen, you can grow summer savory, kale, spinach, and celery with it in a large pot.
Without a doubt, tomatoes are the easiest to grow if you can expose them to plenty of sunlight. You could also try cherry tomatoes for a higher yield.
Growing lettuce in pots is easy as it grows up quickly and you will have the opportunity to harvest repeatedly.
For growing lettuce, choose a wide planter rather than a deep one Remember, leaf lettuces can be grown more closely than head lettuces. Use well-draining soil and do shallow and frequent watering to keep the soil slightly moist always.
Cucumbers are one of the easy container vegetables though they require regular watering, full sun, warm temperature, and fertilizer. If you have some space, instead of growing dwarf and bushier varieties grow tall, climbing varieties for higher yield.
5. Peppers and Chilies
After tomatoes, peppers and chilies are the easiest to grow in containers and they are most productive too. If you keep the pot in a sunny spot and provide the right soil and fertilizer at the time, this vegetable will fruit prolifically.
Sow the seeds of carrot varieties that are short instead of standard ones as they require more room to grow their roots. Keep the plants in full to partial sun. Also, carrots are susceptible to mildew so don’t wet the foliage.
Radishes are one of the quickest growing vegetables and are suitable for container vegetable gardening. They are ready for the harvest in 24-60 days, depending on the variety.
Peas require moist soil and cool to moderate weather to thrive. All varieties are suitable for container gardening but dwarf bushier varieties are better. You can grow 4-6 plants in a 12 inches wide container.
For growing eggplant, choose a 10-12 inches deep and wide pot. Choose a spot that gets a minimum of 5-7 hours of direct sun. You’ll also have to provide support to plant by means of staking or caging.
It is a fast-growing crop and you don’t need a large container for planting it. Use a well-draining potting mix and give it plenty of sunlight for a bumper harvest.
Potatoes are also a great option for containers as long as they get full sun. Use a large container that’s at least 12-14 inches deep. You can also opt for grow bags.
Squash requires plenty of light, rich, well-draining soil, constant watering, and fertilizer. G with ‘Honeybear’ which is a small award-winning variety and is best for pots.
The leaves of this vegetable are delicious and it also has edible sweet flowers. This plant does best in plenty of sunlight. Also, avoid overwatering to keep potential diseases at bay.