Container gardening has many perks—no squatting in your hard for hours with the sun burning your neck, better weed control, easier to protect from critters and possible to do on a patio! Here is a David Domoney's guide to some of the easiest vegetables to grow in a pot, Top 10 Vegetable Crops for Containers.
YOU DON’T NEED AN ALLOTMENT OR A HUGE GARDEN TO GROW YOUR OWN VEGETABLES.
All you need is a pot or container in fact! Many people think they won’t be able to grow their own produce because they don’t have acres of space and their own allotment, but this is absolutely not the case.
There are so many varieties of vegetable that can really thrive in containers, which could be anything from pots on your patio to window boxes outside your kitchen window. Even if that’s all the outdoor space you have, there’s still something you can grow.
There’s also something really special about eating food you have grown yourself. It certainly takes a lot to beat the zing of freshly snipped herbs, or the satisfying flavour of homegrown potatoes. Here are my top 10 vegetable varieties to try in containers. You’ll be amazed how much food you can harvest from such a small space!
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