Hanging baskets can be a great solution when growing gardens vertically. Not only are they are a space saver, but you could practically grow everything you could want in a salad. Or, just some of your favorite flowers might be the best choice.
While any tomato plant can work in a hanging basket, cherry tomatoes are possibly the best. For one, they do not have huge fruits that weigh down the basket or make it hang unbalanced. Similar to tomatoes, pepper plants hang well because they are a bit smaller and will not have long runners quite the same as strawberries, tomatoes or cucumbers.
Snap peas are another vining plant that are traditionally grown upwards, but the plant itself does not mind drooping those vines below. Besides, there are lots of loose-leaf varieties of lettuce and cabbages that will love it in a basket that gets watered daily. Plus, they provide vibrant colors - purples, greens, reds - and various shapes to enjoy. Green, spring onions, and chives also grow well in a hanging basket right next to a basket of greens.
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