Container Vegetables for Balconies, Decks and Patios

These varieties do wonderfully in larger containers or smaller enclosed garden areas. IN. FULL. SUN!

I have grown many myself as “Experiments” to  gauge flavor and productivity. I’m very much in love with Mini Love watermelons.

It is critical that potted plants receive regular watering (but without drowning them) and regular fertilization if they are to thrive and survive.

I recommend growing in 5 gallon buckets or the equivalent, 1″ drain holes are a must, as is plenty of  VEGETABLE FERTILIZER every week or two. (“Veggie Tone or Garden Tone” from Espoma is excellent. ) These varieties will not disappoint.

DO NOT USE “YARD DIRT.”  Use a good quality potting soil formulated for potted vegetable plants.

Yard Dirt, is too heavy and will compact, choking the roots and eventually killing the plants, plus there are fungal and bacterial pathogens which will attack your plants.

NEW FOR 2020:

Basil, Genovese, Everleaf “Emerald Towers.”

Hot Pepper, “Atomic” 90,000 Scoville units

Tomato, Cocktail Type, “Red Racer,” 57 days

Tomato, Salad Type, “Manitoba,” 58-62 days

Tomato, Slicer, “Bush Champion II,” 65 days

“Honeybaby,” Butternut Squash, 90 days

Watermelon, “Sweet Bush,” 65 days, 14-18″ vines

 

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