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PunkRotten
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Need ideas for planting in pots

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So I have a few pots. I have two 2 gallon pots, and like three 1 gallon pots. I also have this long pot that is like 2 feet length, by 6 wide and about 5=6 inches deep. I have been thinking about planting nothing but herbs in all these. I have dill and catnip and chives. I was even thinking about doing another basil plant. But I am also open to the idea of planting stuff that will attract beneficial insects. Could I grow any veggies in any of these? Thx

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Herbs should work in your 1-gallon containers, and I think peppers would work in 2 gallon pots. You could grow either hot peppers or sweet peppers ... or maybe both! :D

The 2-foot-long container that is 5 to 6 inches deep could be used for shallow rooted crops. Perhaps some salad greens would be nice, such as a few varieties of lettuces. You could even have some radishes. :)
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You think I could grow kale in the long 2 footer pot?

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Chard needs a container that is 8" to 12" deep. I think it would be a little crowded in yours. Did I understand correctly that it's only 5" to 6" deep? :?:
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Yeah it's not very deep, so scratch that idea. I will go with your suggestions. What are some plants that attract beneficial insects??

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