What can I plant in a container garden?

What can I plant in a container garden?

Vegetables that are ideally suited for growing in containers include tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, green onions, beans, lettuce, squash, radishes and parsley. Pole beans and cucumbers also do well in this type of garden, but they do require considerably more space because of their vining growth habit.

What are the best outdoor pot plants?

Best plants for pots all year-round

  • Euonymus.
  • Pittosporum tenuifolium.
  • Skimmia japonica.
  • Hosta.
  • Fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum)
  • Buddleia ‘Buzz’
  • Hebe.
  • Agapanthus.

What is the easiest plant to grow in a pot?

Here are the easiest things to grow in pots:

  • Lettuce. Looseleaf and romaine are the best lettuce varieties to plant in containers since they need less growing space than head or stalk lettuces.
  • Basil. Good news pesto lovers!
  • Chives.
  • Tomatoes.
  • Snow Peas/Sugar Snap Peas.
  • Peppers – Bell or Chili.
  • Zucchini.
  • Strawberries.

How do you arrange a container garden?

Make it easy on yourself – Maintenance Ideas

  1. Assemble your containers within reach of a hose.
  2. Save your back and plant your pots in the location where they will be displayed.
  3. Use a packaged soil mix designed for containers.
  4. Mulch the top of the containers with shredded bark, gravel, or even small pinecones.

How do I pick a planter plant?

Choose plants with a variety of different shaped leaves and flowers, some with larger leaves and others with finely textured ones. Choose a mix of thrillers, fillers and spillers to give some dimension to your container planting. Just be sure to follow guidelines 1 and 2 first when selecting plants.

What flowers do well in containers?

Easy Flowers to Grow in Pots

  • Geraniums. Classic geraniums like these, ‘Dark Red’ and ‘White Watermelon’, look as natural on porches in summer as pumpkins do in fall.
  • Petunias.
  • Mandevillas.
  • Hydrangeas.
  • Chrysanthemums.
  • Begonias and Coral Bells.
  • Impatiens.
  • Sedums and Coleus.