No Garden? Here are 66 Things You Can Grow At Home in Containers!

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No Garden? Here are 66 Things You Can Grow At Home in Containers!

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It is always good to grow your own food, as it has numerous benefits, including seeing things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, not worrying about pesticides and chemicals it usually contains, and cutting down on the miles they and you have to travel.

Everyone can become a gardener if they put a minimal effort. You can start for example with growing strawberries, tomatoes, basil, peppers, spinach, kale, mesclun, chard.

If this sounds good and appealing to you, you should start growing your own food and enjoy in its rewards. Growing your own food is also much cheaper. Just make sure you opt for the appropriate planter or container and make sure you learn how to do it properly. Start by finding some seeds or starter plants.

The following list will probably serve you a lot, as it provides all the crazy things you can grow even in an urban environment, even if you do not have space for a garden, but you still want to grow something in your home.


1. You can grow apples in a container, whether it is on the balcony or other small space. This technique is called espaliering.

2. Kumquats

3. Blackberries

4. Figs

5. Pomegranates

6. Blueberries

7. Cherries

8. Pears

9. Avocados


Citrus trees are especially good for beginning gardeners, because they are easy to grow indoors. So, no matter how inexperienced you are, or how little outdoor space you have, you can still enjoy fresh-picked, hyper-local fruit.

10. Meyer lemons

11. Dwarf oranges

12. Tangerines

13. Limes

14. Grapefruit


You will be surprised how easy and simple these fruits are for growing, even in non-tropical climates. You can grow

15 .Papaya

16. Pineapple

17. Bananas

18. Guavas


19. Strawberries

20. Aloe vera

21. Tea (herbal one)

22. Quinoa

23. Hops (the ‘spice’ ingredient in beer is pretty easy to grow)


24. Cucumbers

25. Tomatoes

26. Sweet peppers

27. Hot peppers

28. Summer squash

29. Other squashes, such as pumpkin and acorn


30. Golden midget watermelon

31. Small cantaloupe

32. Jenny lind melon (an heirloom cantaloupe)


Almost all herbs grow well indoors, but if you do any container-sharing, make sure you make a little research first and learn which herbs co-habitate well together (to prevent hogging of water for instance by one and leaving the others dried out).

33. Sage

34. Basil

35. Parsley

36. Thyme

37. Oregano

38. Catnip

39. Parsley

40. Chives

41. Rosemary


42. Swiss chard

43. Kale

44. Spinach

45. Mesclun greens

46. Arugula

47. Lettuces (from micro-greens to head or loose-leaf)

48. Collard greens

49. Mustard greens


50. Beets

51. Potatoes

52. Carrots


53. Wheatgrass

54. Sprouts

55. More sprouts: lentil sprouts and mung bean

56. Turnips

57. Kohlrabi

58. Rutabagas

59. Sugar snap peas

60. Celeriac

61. Rhubarb

62. Parsnips

63. Pole beans

64. Jerusalem artichoke

65. Mushrooms

66. Asparagus (despite some disagreements and statements that it does not do well in a container. You should try if you are willing to risk)

 Bonus: loofah (however, it is recommended that you grow it in a garden instead of in a container).

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