Container gardening is a rising trend and comes with plenty of benefits. It is easy, requires no heavy equipment or land investment, and allows you to grow food on the balcony and terraces. Want to grow nutritious veggies at home?. There are some best plants to grow in containers
1: Beet root
This kind of variety grows well in small spaces, however, if you want the best results try to grow you need to have a pot, which has at least 12 inches depth so that beets can grow freely.
Within such a space, you can grow up to six different plants. If you want to have more, opt for baby beets.
There are two best types of bush varieties including “derby” and “provider” – for growing these you need a pot that has about 12 inches depth. It is important to check the root depth of vegetables for better growth. If you want to grow long poles within a box, you would have to attach trellis along with the pot.
Are you interested in growing carrots in containers? If yes, then you must start growing the varieties like:
If you actively water the pot, you are more likely to get a healthier plant. In case you wish to have longer plants, make sure you choose deeper pots.
4: Cole Crops
Cole crops include cauliflower, broccoli, and cabbage; these are the easiest vegetables to grow in containers. However, you should not plant a lot of types in a single pot otherwise, they will not be able to grow.
If you are interested in growing cucumber in containers, then always go for cucumber gherkin varieties. You must consider the plants coming out of the edges of the pot.
6: Lettuce and other greens
If you are looking for the best container of vegetables, then your choice would be lush greens and lettuce.
In this case, the size of the pot does not come into a count. Take some fertile soil, add the required seeds and keep the soil moist so that you can get lovely salads from the home garden.
Have you heard about dwarf melon? These are tiny watermelon types, which are perfect to grow in small pots. In a deep pot, it would continue to grow and leave the edges with spirals. These would provide the fruit with the necessary support, so pay special attention to it.
Particularly green onions are known to grow well in containers. You require a bag of the set and a pot, which is about 4 to 5 inches deep. Within this size, you can freely grow an onion until it is a bulb size.
It is always fun to grow potatoes, and especially fun growing potatoes in a container. You need a pot, which has up to 12 inches and plants 3 to 4 potatoes in the pot.
Keep on giving it enough water so that the plant starts to produce; make sure all the stems are fully covered with soil. Within a few months, you can get early potatoes and later you can take out the larger ones.
It is your right to have juicy and fresh tomatoes; you can certainly grow them in pots. However, you must try first a dwarf variety like Bush Big Boy in a 5-inch deep container. The popular dwarf varieties are;
- Cherry tomato
- Plum Yellow
- Window Box Roma
All these varieties fit perfectly in smaller size containers and pots.