Ask at your nursery for a mix designed for use in larger outdoor containers. Or save money by blending your own vegetable container garden mix. Use equal parts of peat moss, potting soil, and vermiculite, perlite, or clean sand. Fill the containers to within an inch or two of the rim.
Even urban gardeners can grow vegetables; the key is using pots and planters. Gardener's Supply.
Whatever the size or type, place your containers where they are most convenient to be cared for and will grow best. Most vegetables need 6 to 8 hours of direct sun in order to thrive and produce well. Plants in containers need the best possible soil, aeration, and drainage for healthy root growth and optimum harvest.
Radishes. Radishes are one of the quickest growing vegetables and suitable for container vegetable gardening as you can also grow them in small and wide pots. A planter that is just 6 inches deep is enough but if you want to grow larger varieties use 8-10 inches deep pot. Allow 3 inches of space between each plant.
Planting vegetables in containers is a versatile way of growing edible crops in the garden, particularly where space is limited.