Growing Vegetables in Pots (Expert Tips For Beginners)

Growing vegetables in pots

The Best Pots for Indoor Gardening

You’ve researched the benefits of having an indoor garden and found the best plant for you home now what do you put it in?

From terra cotta pots to decorative ceramic ones, there are many choices available and in various sizes.

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But not only do you want to choose a pot that looks good in your home, you also want one that is the best size for your plant.

Think about the long-term growth expected in the plant you have chosen to help pick the sized planting container.

If you pick a pot that’s too small your so to be full-grown plant the roots won’t have enough room to grow and the plant will be “root bound”.

Root bound is a rectifiable condition with re-potting, but it can put the plant through unnecessary stress and creates more work for you.

When you size the planter correctly, your plant may look unbalanced at first in a container that’s out of proportion but you will be glad you thought ahead as the plants continues to grow.

Expert tips for your Planter

Click the play button above to begin watch this video about Smart Pots.

The container you choose needs drainage…

And the most common method of drainage is one or more holes in the bottom of the pot to let excess water drain out.

If you’ve chosen a pot that doesn’t have holes you’ll have two options to provide drainage.

You can put your plant in a smaller pot with drainage holes and then place the smaller pot inside the larger one with no holes.

Or place an inch or two of gravel in the bottom of the container before you put in the soil.

The gravel will allow the excess water to run through the soil and into the rocks instead of staying in the soil and water-logging the plant.

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