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anyone out there growing vegetables in containers?,would welcome any ideas for growing something a bit different,have grown the usual,potatoes.beans and salad crops.


Chantenay carrots do very well in containers as they are shorter rooted that most.  I grew them in old recycling boxes with holes drilled in the bottom, and the bottom half filled with chunks of old polystyrene topped off with MPC.  Worked a treat.  

Globe rooted varieties of beetroot do very well grown the same way.

Good luck 


Thanks Dove,have tried the carrots(forgot to mention) but have,nt tried beetroot,will give them a go and see how I get on.

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