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Did You Know You Can Grow These Vegetables in a Pot?

 If you would love to grow vegetables, but have a limited amount of space, then we have just the solution for you - pots. Yes, that's right, you can fulfill your wish of growing vegetables by using everyday garden pots. However, not all vegetables grow as well as others, when placed in pots, as some need more space than others.
 
Therefore, we have provided you with a list of 15 vegetables  you can grow in a pot.
 
1. Beets
vegetables you can grow in a pot
Beets grow very well in confined spaces - however, to get the best results, it is best to grow the "Red Ace" type. The pot needs to have a depth of at least 12 inches so that the beets can grow freely. Within such a space, you can grow up to six beets. If you want to grow more than six, opt for baby beets.
2. Beans
vegetables you can grow in a pot
The two best types to grow are the bush varieties "Derby" and "Provider". For growing these it is imperative that you have a pot at least 12 inches in depth.

 

3. Carrots
vegetables you can grow in a pot
The best varieties to grow in a pot are Thumbelina, Short n' Sweet and Little Finger carrots. Actively water the pot to ensure that you get healthier plants. If you want bigger carrots, make sure you choose a deeper pot.
4. Cole Crops
vegetables you can grow in a pot
These include broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower. These are the easiest vegetables to grow in pots; however, do not plant a lot in a single pot as this will stunt their growth significantly.
5. Cucumber
vegetables you can grow in a pot
If you want to grow cucumbers in a pot, then always go for "Salad Bush" or "Bush Pickle" varieties.
6. Eggplant
vegetables you can grow in a pot
Any pot with a depth greater than 5 inches is perfect for growing eggplant. As the plant grows, use a stick to keep it upright.
 
7. Lettuce and Other Greens
vegetables you can grow in a pot
These are the easiest pot vegetables to grow. In this case, the size of the pot does not need to be taken into consideration. Simply add some fertile soil, add the seeds, and keep the soil moist.
8. Melons
vegetables you can grow in a pot
The best pot variety is the "Bush Sugar Baby". These are tiny watermelons which are perfect for growing in small pots.
9. Onions
vegetables you can grow in a pot
Green onions are known to grow well in pots. The pot must be at least 4 to 5 inches deep. With a pot this size, you can grow an onion until it's bulb sized.
10. Peas
vegetables you can grow in a pot
In a 12 inch deep pot, you can plant up to six plants of the following baby pea varieties - Green Arrow, Maestro, English, Sugar Bon, and Snap.
11. Peppers
vegetables you can grow in a pot
The bigger the pot, the better the peppers will grow. You can grow any type of pepper in a pot.
12. Potatoes
vegetables you can grow in a pot
The pot must be at least 12 inches deep. With a pot this depth, you will be able to plant 3-4 potatoes per pot. Keep on watering it so that the plant starts to grow. Within a few months, you should have some potatoes to harvest.
13. Radishes
vegetables you can grow in a pot
Radishes can be grown very easily and quickly, even in the smallest of containers. Simply scatter some seeds on top of the soil and keep the soil moist.
14. Squash
vegetables you can grow in a pot
Use a pot with at least a 5-7 inch depth so that you can grow lovely winter squash varieties - Table King, Papaya Pear, and Cornell Bush Delicata.
15. Tomatoes 
vegetables you can grow in a pot

In a 5 inch deep container you can grow dwarf variety tomatoes - Patio, tiny Tim, and Window Box Roma.

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