List Of 60+ Herbs & Plants That You Can Grow At Home in Containers

These days, almost all the food that is being sold in the stores is genetically modified. That’s why it is definitely better for us to grow our own,organic food. You will won’t have to worry about chemicals and pesticides.

You don’t have to try a lot to become a food gardener. It’s amazing to grow your own fruits, tomatoes, basil, peppers, potatoes, kale etc.

Also,growing your own food is much cheaper. You just need to be sure you opt for the appropriate planter or container and make sure you learn how to do it properly.

We are revealing a list of foods that you can grow even in an urban environment and even if you don’t have enough space for a garden. These tips will come to you in hand.

Citrus Fruits

Citrus fruits are really good for beginning gardeners. Citrus trees can easily be grown indoors, so no matter how inexperienced you are, or how little outdoor space you have, you can still enjoy fresh-picked, hyper-local fruit.

  • Tangerines
  • Limes
  • Meyer lemons
  • Grapefruit
  • Dwarf oranges

Real Surprises

  • Aloe vera
  • Strawberries
  • Tea (herbal one)
  • Quinoa
  • Hops

Tree Fruits

  • Blueberries
  • Kumquats
  • Blackberries
  • Figs
  • Cherries
  • Pears
  • Avocados
  • Pomegranates

Tropical Fruits

  • Papaya
  • Pineapple
  • Bananas
  • Guavas


  • Sage
  • Basil
  • Parsley
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Catnip
  • Parsley
  • Chives
  • Rosemary


  • Small cantaloupe
  • Golden midget watermelon
  • Jenny lind melon


  • Sweet peppers
  • Hot peppers
  • Summer squass
  • Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes
  • Other squashes, such as pumpkin and acorn

Leafy Greens

  • Arugula
  • Lettuces
  • Swiss chard
  • Kale
  • Collard greens
  • Mustard greens
  • Spinach
  • Mesclun greens

Other healthy-Sounding stuff

  • Kohlrabi
  • Rutabagas
  • Sugar snap peas
  • Celeriac
  • Wheatgrass
  • Rhubarb
  • Parsnips
  • Pole beans
  • Sprouts
  • More sprouts: lentil sprouts and mung bean
  • Turnips
  • Jerusalem artichoke
  • Mushrooms
  • Asparagus

Root Vegetables

  • Potatoes
  • Beets
  • Carrots