If you’re craving homegrown goodies but lack garden space, you’ll find fabulous new vegetable introductions that work wonderfully in your edible containers.
While many tomatoes can grow in pots, you’ll need a large, 5-gallon container to grow traditional varieties. However, with advances in breeding, new, compact varieties make the perfect addition to container gardens, even growing beautifully on a patio table!
We’ve highlighted Quick and Easy Summer Sun Containers and Quick and Easy Summer Shade Containers, now let’s talk about creating a delicious buffet grown in quick and easy summer edible containers using the 1 plant, 2 plants, 3 plants method.
One for Edibles
How about an edible hanging basket? Lots of new varieties in edibles that are bred to work perfectly in a hanging basket or container including these…
Add edible containers to make your patio a living fresh food table!
Two for Edibles
By adding two edibles together in one container, you can create your own perfect combination for any recipe!
Make sure to feed your edible container plants throughout the season, as nutrients drain from the soil with frequent watering.
Three for Edibles
If you have a super-sized container, like a half-barrel, try planting the traditional “Three Sisters” garden: pole beans, corn, and squash. Plant the corn in the center, surrounding it with the bean seeds. As the beans grow, they’ll use the corn as a natural trellis. Add vining squash to the outer edge of the container, allowing the plant to “spill” over the sides. It’s a great container to plant with kids, plus you can use this combination to celebrate the Year of the Garden Bean!
Adding 3 or more herbs together to make your own edible containers
Herbs work well together and are the perfect edible container for your patio. Plant together all the herbs for a specific task like for your baking or barbecue needs or just put a few together that you use often. Herbs are fun plants for container growing throughout the entire season.
Mix-A-Herb Barbecue Gold brings gold color to your patio and delicious herbs to your barbeque. This Mix-A-Herb includes Salvia Goldblatt, Thyme Mystic Lemon, and Oregano Gold Nugget.
Making your own pizza or spicing up store-bought is easy with Mix-A-Herb Pizza edible container. These containers include Rosemary Abraxas, Thyme Mystic Lemon, and Oregano Diabolo.
Summer Edible Containers are as easy as 1-2-3!
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