Summer always wants to be extended. And although summer residents associate it with hard work in the garden, sometimes they still want to extend this time. An interesting solution in this situation is to create your own mini-garden on the balcony. Of course, this is more an occupation for the soul than for providing the family with all the necessary vegetables and herbs. Nevertheless, on a warmed balcony, in ordinary pots, you can grow a lot of vegetables that we usually grow in the garden. Prerequisites for growing vegetables and herbs in the house, especially in winter, are lighting, the use of containers from 5 liters, the introduction of organic matter into the soil, liming the soil and, of course, love for your work and patience. Let's find out which 10 types of vegetables and herbs are best suited for such a miniature vegetable garden and will give a good harvest even in winter.
Without a doubt, this is the best vegetable to grow in a spacious pot. However, it is best to grow special dwarf tomato varieties at home, which will provide high yields with enough light and fertilizer.
It grows very quickly. When you cut it, it will continue to grow and produce new lettuce. If you live in a warm region, then lettuce can be safely grown in winter.
Bell peppers and hot peppers (chili)
They can be safely called super-productive vegetables for growing at home in spacious pots. However, they need light and warmth so that they will sooner delight you with the harvest. Peppers also love the timely introduction of organic matter into the soil.
It is one of the fastest growing vegetables not only in the garden, but also in the pot. Radish is rich in micronutrients that are especially valuable for humans in autumn and winter.
One of the best types of greenery to grow in a pot. Grows well in partial shade. For him, it is better to pick up a wide, but not very deep pot.
Peas do not require too much sun and heat, and therefore are well suited for growing at home in a pot. Peas can be safely grown on the balcony, only dwarf varieties should be chosen.
It grows best in cool weather. Carrots should be watered regularly as they do not tolerate drought. It can be grown quite easily in pots.
They have long been the real leaders in balcony vegetables all year round. They need regular watering and supplemental lighting. They grow quickly and give a good harvest.
Everything goes from garlic to food: both the leaves and the head itself. It is an extremely valuable nutritious vegetable that can be grown easily in a pot.
Rhubarb grows easily and without problems in pots, and the crop can be harvested several times during its growth. He will need a very deep pot and good drainage.