Can you grow vegetables in planter boxes?
Simply so, what vegetables grow well in planters?
The Best 11 Vegetables to Grow in Pots and Containers
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Subsequently, question is, how many vegetables can you grow in a container? Sorrel: Grow in a 12 inch (30 cm) pot. Spinach: Grow three plants in a 2-gallon (7.5L) container; grow ten plants in a 10-gallon (38L) container; thin plants to about 5 inches (13 cm) apart. Squash: Grow one plant in a 5-gallon (19L) container, larger is better. Plant two vining plants in a 10-gallon (38L) container.
Similarly, it is asked, how deep does a planter box need to be for vegetables?
For most plants, a 6-to 8-inch-deep planter box is sufficient. The depth may vary for some vegetables, however. Turnips, cucumbers, broccoli, beets, lettuce and green onions can all grow well in a planter box at that depth, but other vegetables, like cabbage, need a deeper depth of at least 10 inches.
Are galvanized planters safe for vegetables?
The short answer to this is yes, they're absolutely safe for gardening use. Since it requires acidity to break down the zinc coating that galvanized steel has, and most garden soils are neutral, there's little to no impact. Plus, zinc is an essential plant micronutrient and a normal part of the soil.