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66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers.










Here’s a starter list of all the crazy things even urban gardeners, without space for a garden, can grow at home.

Tree fruits – including apples

1. Apples can be grown in a container; you can also grow them on the balcony or other small space using a technique called espaliering.
2. Kumquats
3. Avocados
4. Blackberries
5. Blueberries (sometimes helpful videos are available online)
6. Pomegranate
7. Cherries
8. Figs
9. Pears

Citrus fruits

Citrus trees in particular are said to be good for beginning gardeners and are easy to grow indoors, so don’t let inexperience or lack of outdoor space stop you from enjoying fresh-picked, hyper-local fruit.
10. Dwarf oranges
11. Grapefruit
12. Tangerines
13. Meyer lemons
14. Limes

Tropical fruits

Tropical fruits can also be surprisingly easy to grow indoors, even in non-tropical climates. Such as…

15. Bananas (look for container gardening tips online)
16. Pineapple
17. Papaya
18. Guavas (several varieties)

The real surprises

19. Hops—yes, as in the “spice” ingredient in beer. Turns out they’re easy to grow!
20. Aloe Vera
21. Strawberries
22. Tea (well, herbal tea)
23. Quinoa!

The non-surprises

24. Tomatoes
25. Summer squash
26. Other squashes, like acorn and pumpkin
27. Hot Peppers
28. Sweet peppers
29. Cucumbers


30. Small cantaloupe
31. Jenny Lind melon (an heirloom cantaloupe)
32. Golden Midget Watermelon


Just about any herb grows well indoors—just be sure that if you’re going to do any container-sharing, you do your research first about which herbs co-habitate well together. (Some will hog water, for example, and leave the others dried out.)

33. Basil
34. Oregano
35. Parsley
36. Rosemary
37. Chives
38. Catnip
39. Thyme
40. Sage
41. Parsley

Leafy Greens

42. Kale
43. Mesclun greens
44. Spinach
45. Swiss chard
46. Lettuces (plenty of options there, from micro-greens to head or loose-leaf)
47. Mustard greens
48. Collard greens
49. Arugula

Root Vegetables

50. Carrots
51. Beets
52. Potatoes

Other healthy-sounding stuff

53. Sprouts
54. More sprouts: mung bean and lentil sprouts
55. Wheatgrass
56. Kohlrabi
57. Turnips
58. Rutabagas
59. Celeriac
60. Parsnips
61. Jerusalem Artichoke
62. Sugar snap peas
63. Rhubarb (not ideal in a container, but it can work)
64. Mushrooms (again, more tips online if you look)
65. Pole Beans
66. Aaaand… asparagus, although some disagree that it does well in a container. Try it if you’re ok with a risk!

Bonus 67: You can grow your own loofah, too, but you’d need a garden rather than a container for that.

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Mastice cicatrizzante.

Tempo di potature!

Oltre a buone cesoie disinfettate e capacità tecniche ci vuole per un ottimo lavoro un mastice cicatrizzante…..

Perchè non farlo in casa?

Qui un’interessante discussione con ricette fai-da-te:

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Un fattore importante quando si usano gli ammendanti è tener conto del loro pH per valutare le possibili conseguenze che avranno sul terreno, e quindi l’ambiente minerale che si configurerà per le nostre piante.

Un sommario elenco di alcuni con il loro pH può aiutare:

Torba per acidofile = pH 4,5–5,5

Torba bionda = pH 3–3,5

Lapillo vulcanico = pH 7

Perlite = pH 6,5–7,5

Zeolite = pH 7
Terriccio universale = pH intorno a 6–8
Vermiculite = pH 9
Sabbia di fiume = pH 7,5
Pomice = pH 6,5–7
Argilla espansa = pH 6–7
Akadama (per bonsai) = pH 6,5–7
Kanuma (per bonsai) = pH 5–4
Kiryu (per bonsai) = pH 6,5–7
Ketotsuki (per bonsai) = pH 6,5–7

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