No garden-no problem: 66 things you can grow in containers! Amazing…

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Our modern world is filled with GMO foods. Therefore, we must try and grow our own food as much as possible. In this way we will be completely sure about the origin of our foods, without additional worries about chemicals and pesticides. Moreover, growing your own food is a cheaper option. What’s more, always choose an appropriate planter or container as well as seeds and starter plants. These foods are only a part of what you can grow at home even though you lack a space for a garden:

Tree fruits (including apples)

You can grow tree fruits in containers on the balcony or some other small area. This technique is called espaliering.

  • Kumquats
  • Blackberries
  • Figs
  • Pomegranates
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Pears
  • Avocados

Citrus fruits

These trees are suitable for beginners in gardening. Regardless of whether you are experienced or not, and no matter how much outdoor space you have, you can grow your own fresh, hyper-local fruits.

-Meyer lemons

-dwarf oranges




Tropical fruits

Opposite to what many people think, these fruits are easy and simple for growing, even in non-tropical climates.

  • Papaya
  • Pineapple
  • Bananas
  • Guavas

The real treats

  • Strawberries
  • Aloe vera
  • Tea
  • Quinoa
  • Hops

The usual ones:

  • Tomatoes
  • Sweet peppers
  • Cucumbers
  • Hot peppers
  • Summer squash
  • Pumpkin
  • Acorn


  • Golden midget watermelon
  • Small cantaloupe
  • Jenny lind melon


Although almost all herbs are suitable for indoor growing, make sure you learn which herbs coexist well with each other:










Root vegetables




Leafy greens

  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Swiss chard
  • Mustard greens
  • Collard greens
  • Lettuces
  • Arugula
  • Mesclun greens

Other healthy plants:

  • Sprouts
  • Wheatgrass
  • Lentil sprouts
  • Mung bean
  • Turnips
  • Kohlrabi
  • Rutabagas
  • Sugar snap peas
  • Celeriac
  • Parsnips
  • Pole beans
  • Jerusalem artichoke
  • Rhubarb
  • Asparagus
  • mushrooms

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