When perusing the gardening center, you might be wondering which plants are *best* if all you are working with is a small space such as a patio.
Patio Gardens are really perfect places t0 try your hand at growing your own food, as they are typically sunny and allow you to get water to them easily via a watering can or water bucket. If you are debating about planning a patio garden, take a look below at the perfect plants. These plants are not only the ideal size to grow in patio planters, but easy to care for.
The Perfect Patio Garden Plants:
- Tomatos & Cherry Tomatoes
- Potatoes (with these cool potato planter bags!)
- Strawberry plants
- Blueberry bushes
- Miniature fruit tree varieties
- Zuchinni & Summer Squash
- Pickling cucumbers
The herbs mentioned above often need little space and actually do very well in a stacked pot like this one.
For those with a tiny patio – go vertical to allow you to grow more plants! Hanging wall planters like this one make it simple!
When you arrange small pots and even trellised varieties of these plants together, the end result is a lovely assortment of plants on your patio that offer color, convenience, and of course an abundance of food. All of these varieties are ideal for small spaces or to be grown in pots or by the use of trellis.
No matter what time of season it is, head to your local gardening center and see what varieties of these plants may be available. They are fool proof starter plants not only perfect for a garden patio, but perfect for a gardener who is just getting started out.
If you’re looking for decorative patio plants – check out our post on making the perfect DIY Flower Planters!