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.
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.
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
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.
If you want to grow cucumbers in a pot, then always go for "Salad Bush" or "Bush Pickle" varieties.
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
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.
The best pot variety is the "Bush Sugar Baby". These are tiny watermelons which are perfect for growing in small pots.
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.
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.
The bigger the pot, the better the peppers will grow. You can grow any type of pepper 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.
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.
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.
In a 5 inch deep container you can grow dwarf variety tomatoes - Patio, tiny Tim, and Window Box Roma.