Category Archives: Container Growing

Urban vegetable gardening in containers

Vegetables you can Grow in Pots – Top 10

The list below includes some of the easiest vegetables you can grow in pots but remember there are many more options depending on your preference. Our list is ideal for a beginner gardener and represents a good range of the … Continue reading

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What Is Compost?

What is compost? In gardening terms the word compost can be confusing as it can refer to garden compost you make yourself or for bags of peat compost you would purchase from a garden centre. In their essence they are … Continue reading

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Top 10 Container Garden Vegetables

You don’t need a massive garden to grow delicious vegetables. Many vegetables can be grown in planters, buckets or bags with great results. Here is our top ten list of trouble-free container friendly vegetables. 10 Peas With a shallow root … Continue reading

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When To Start Growing Potatoes

Potatoes have a long growing season and with a little crop management their continued production can be easily maintained. It is good practice to understand when to start growing potatoes. Potatoes can be divided into 3 categories, early, second early … Continue reading

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How To Grow Potatoes In A Bag

Using growbags couldn’t be easier, here is how to grow potatoes in a bag. The great thing about potatoes is that they can be grown almost anywhere, even if space is limited like in an urban setting. Reusable potato growbags … Continue reading

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New Quickcrop Square Foot Urban Vegetable Garden

If you have read any of our previous blog posts you will know that we are rather spoiled at Quickcrop with our large rural gardens with plenty of room to grow in. If you have a smaller urban garden and … Continue reading

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Growing Vegetables In Urban Planters – Container Gardening

Urban Planters / Container Gardening for vegetable growers. An image blog post. Wooden Wine Boxes make great little planters for herbs and salads.                

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How to Grow Carrots In Containers

How to grow carrots in containers. Growing carrots in containers or patio planters can be more successful than you would expect and it is a great way to begin growing your own at home. Urban planters / Containers make the … Continue reading

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Small Garden Ideas – Urban Garden Container Growing

Small Garden Ideas Vegetable growing should be available to anyone even if you have have a very small urban garden or worse, no garden at all! Small urban gardens can be just as productive as larger suburban spaces but the … Continue reading

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Best Compost for Urban Container Growing

If you don’t have a patch of soil to grow in then clearly you will have to grow your vegetables in a container of some sort. A container grown urban garden adds life to your balcony or back yard and … Continue reading

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