No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Grow At Home In Containers
Today, most of the food which is sold on the market is GMO. This is the main reason why it is better to grow your own food which will be safe. You will not worry about pesticides and chemicals because you will know what you eat.
All of us can become gardeners just with a small effort. Don’t you want to grow your own tomatoes, basil, peppers, strawberries, spinach or chard?
Also, growing your own food is much cheaper. All you need to do is to opt for the appropriate planter or container and learn how to do it properly. The first thing to do is to find some seeds or starter plants.
We give you a list of many foods that you can grow even if you don’t have enough space for a garden. These tips are really useful!
TREE FRUITS – INCLUDING APPLES
You can grow the apples in a container on your balcony or other small space. The technique is called espaliering.
These trees are good for beginning gardeners. They can be grown indoors, so you can enjoy fresh-picked, hyper-local fruit no matter how small your outdoor space is or how inexperienced you are.
- Dwarf oranges
- Meyer lemons
Most of the people think that these fruits are very hard for growing, but you will be really surprised how easy and simple they are for growing, even in non-tropical climates.
THE REAL SURPRISES
- Aloe vera
- Hops (the ‘spice’ ingredient in beer is easy to grow)
- Tea (herbal one)
- Hot peppers
- Other squashes, such as pumpkin and acorn
- Summer squash
- Sweet peppers
- Golden midget watermelon
- Jenny lind melon (an heirloom cantaloupe)
- Small cantaloupe
Herbs are known to grow well indoors, but however make a little research if you want to do any container-sharing and learn which of the herbs exist well together ( in order to prevent hogging of water.
- Collard greens
- Lettuces (from micro-greens to head or loose-leaf
- Mesclun greens
- Mustard greens
- Swiss chard
OTHER HEALTHY-SOUNDING STUFF
- Jerusalem artichoke
- More sprouts: lentil sprouts and mung bean
- Pole beans
- Sugar snap peas
Source: Healthy Food Team