The 10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow in Pots

With planning, good plant selection, and a little dedication, anyone can successfully grow vegetables in pots, even with limited space.

1. Tomatoes

These plants enjoy a lot of heat, moist soil, and direct sunlight. Use a heavy pot or one that can be anchored to avoid tipping as the plant grows.

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2. Peppers

Peppers are another veggie that enjoys a lot of sun and heat. They need consistent watering and good drainage, especially when growing them in pots.

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3. Lettuce & Salad Greens

Lettuce, chard, kale, and spinach all do well in shallow containers.

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4. Beans

Beans like to climb, so if you want to grow them in pots, you’ll need to attach a lattice to the pot. Make sure you use a deep, heavy pot to avoid tipping.

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5. Peas

Like beans, peas grow fast and provide a ton of fruit. Plant these legumes early in the spring when temps are still cool.

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