I have grown flowering plant and shrubs and the last two year a hot scotch bonnet pepper plant. This year I decided to try and expand to include Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Cucumber and some mint if all else fail.
The tomatoes all did very well only a bit of drainage problem, I grew the tomatoes in plastic buckets, the instruction included pebbles at the bottom to help with drainage, I skipped that step :-) but next year I will definitely include.
The bell peppers did not do so good in the wooden half barrel so I transplant in garden and they love it, so no more buckets for peppers.
I lost the cucumber plant from the start, even after getting my honey to build me an impressive trellis, but I have not given up, I have seen on the Internet that you can grow cucumber in those garden plastic planters, so I will be trying it again next season.
This entire summer season I did not purchase tomatoes that was a liberating feeling, it is very nice indeed to grow produce for the table.
|Growing Tomato in Plastic Buckets|
|Cucumber next to Trellis|
|Scotch Bonnet Pepper & Bell Pepper|
|Salvia May Night|