It is possible to grow a huge range of vegetables and herbs successfully in pots, which means that anyone with a patio, balcony or even just a sunny windowsill can harvest their own fresh produce for the kitchen.
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Be imaginative and use containers of all shapes, sizes and finishes, and arrange them in groups to create an exciting and colorful effect. This tiled patio is given a modern feel with metallic containers filled with the bold foliage of Asian greens and colored stems of Swiss chard 'Bright Lights'. All kinds of improvised pots work well, including galvanized garbage cans or colorful plastic containers, provided that drainage holes are drilled in their bases.
Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening
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