Tuesday, September 4, 2012

No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow In Containers.

 I found this like on facebook about 66 things you can grow in containers. I have mine and I will probably alter the list as I go. I will post a picture of what I have!
No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow In Containers.

Tree fruits
1. Apples I grow sugar apple instead (Anona squamosa) - shorter than apple and bears fruits within 2 to 3 years. Here is a video!

2. Kumquats - what is that?
3. Avocados - well, avocado is a tree, and even the dwarf Hass may have a problem in my Zone 5B. my harsh winters my slow its growth in winter. But here are my avocado seedlings video. 

4. Blackberries
5. Blueberries
6. Pomegranate
7. Cherries
8. Figs
9. Pears

Citrus fruits
10. Dwarf oranges
11. Grapefruit
12. Tangerines - All my Mineola tangelos germinated, so here are the pictures. 

13. Meyer lemons
14. Limes
Tropical fruits
Tropical fruits can also be surprisingly easy to grow indoors, even in non-tropical climates. Such as…
15. Bananas - a dwarf banana is expensive, but tropical bananas won't fit in a pot, unless we are talking about a half barrel. Bringing them indoors is another trial. see this picture!

16. Pineapple - well, you have to give it ideal condition. Otherwise, this plant is candidate for root rot.

17. Papaya
18. Guavas

The real surprises
19. Hops
20. Aloe Vera
21. Strawberries
22. Tea (well, herbal tea)
23. Quinoa!

The non-surprises
24. Tomatoes
25. Summer squash
26. Other squashes, like acorn and pumpkin
27. Hot Peppers
28. Sweet peppers
29. Cucumbers

30. Small cantaloupe
31. Jenny Lind melon
32. Golden Midget Watermelon

33. Basil
34. Oregano
35. Parsley
36. Rosemary
37. Chives
38. Catnip
39. Thyme
40. Sage
41. Parsley

Leafy Greens
42. Kale
43. Mesclun greens
44. Spinach
45. Swiss chard
46. Lettuces
47. Mustard greens
48. Collard greens
49. Arugula

Root Vegetables
50. Carrots
51. Beets
52. Potatoes

Other healthy stuff
53. Sprouts
54. More sprouts: mung bean and lentil sprouts
55. Wheatgrass
56. Kohlrabi
57. Turnips
58. Rutabagas
59. Celeriac
60. Parsnips
61. Jerusalem Artichoke
62. Sugar snap peas
63. Rhubarb
64. Mushrooms
65. Pole Beans - a massive pole bean growing in my backyard, both in ground and in pots. see video below. 

66. Asparagus

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