Fantastic Vegetable Combinations to Grow in Containers
Are you looking to plant your own vegetable container garden?
Wondering which vegetables do well in a container?
One of the keys to growing a successful container garden is to make sure you combine the right vegetables to grow together. Oftentimes vegetables do better when they have companions, but that isn’t always the case.
Some vegetables love lots of water, while other vegetables thrive in dry environments. Knowing the right vegetables to combine together will help your container garden grow.
Vegetables that Grow Well In Containers
Let’s start off by listing off vegetables that grow well in containers.
- Summer Squash
Fantastic Vegetable Combinations
According to Gardeners.com, here are a few combinations to try,
- Beans, Carrots, and Squash
- Eggplant and Beans
- Tomatoes, Basil, and Onions
- Lettuce and Herbs
- Spinach, Chard, and Onions
Garden Guides adds on these combinations to the list,
- Tomatoes, Basil, and Carrots
- Cucumbers and Lettuce.
Combinations to Avoid
Gardeners.com recommends avoiding the following combinations,
- Beans, Onions, and Garlic
- Carrots with Dill or Fennel
- Tomatoes or Squash with Potatoes
- Onions with Beans and Peas
More Resources for Growing Container Gardens
- Growing an Editable Container Garden Made Easy: Want to grow fresh herbs in your container garden? This article was what you need to know.
- 3 Amazing Herbs to Grow Indoors: Need a little green during the winter? Learn how to grow three herbs inside with this article.
- 5 Reasons Container Gardening Is Right For You: Find out all the benefits to growing a container gardening by clicking on the link above.
- Delectable Vegetables You’ll Want For Your Spring Garden: This article has 5 vegetables that won’t just grow great in a spring garden but also in a spring container garden. Click on the link above to find out more information.
- Gardening Made Easy: Grow Your Own Food in a Window Box: You can grow your vegetables in a window box. Check out this article to find out how to do it.
If you are not sure what vegetables to pick for your container garden, consider checking out the Dirty Dozen list. These are the vegetables with the highest levels of pesticides.