Whether you have a big patio or a small balcony, container vegetable garden is a great way to bring more beauty and abundance to your garden.
There are endless creative choices when it come to container vegetable gardens. Before we explore all the creative ideas, here are a few important things to keep in mind that will help ensure a successful vegetable container garden no matter what kind of planters and pots you use.
hese key things are location, size, soil and watering needs. Most vegetables require at least 6 hours of sunlight to thrive. Some varieties need bigger planters than others. Thirsty plants and smaller containers will require more frequent watering. Good quality soil is key. Here’s a complete guide on vegetable gardening, with great tips on soil building, starting seeds, growing, harvesting, & more!
Grow bags and fabric pots for container vegetable gardening
Grow bags also come in a wide variety of colors and shades. In colder climates, try darker colors to gain a jump start on spring, since they warm up faster and hold heat longer. Source
Shopping bag container vegetable garden
Reusable shopping bags can also be used as containers to grow vegetables. Look at these gorgeous cabbage plants growing in shopping bags! See video tutorial below-