What to plant in the Suspended Garden

Plant Pods by UFO are idea for growing edible plants, in small vertical spaces. Regardles of what you plant, don’t water beyond the water fill line, which is 1″ (2.5 cm) from the bottom of the see-through pod.  If the Plant Pods are hanging in front of a window, you can grow edible plants that thrive in the sun , and don’t require vertical support. These include thyme, mint, green onion, basil, cilantro, chives, rosemary.

If Plant Pods are hanging in a shaded indoor area, you can grow edible plants in them, such as mint, parsley,  lettuce, spinach, aloe, chives, cilantro. Some of these plants grow well in both sunny and shaded areas.

Here’s a post on essential herbs you could plant in your home garden, which also works for a window garden made of Plant Pods.

Solid Rain, or potassium polyacrylate can also be added to the potting mix when starting a set of Plant Pods. This can reduce the watering frequency by half.

Plants that don’t overgrow or need vertical support work great in the Plant Pods. You can choose edible or air-purifying plants:

Air-purifying house plants are another option. All plants remove carbon dioxide during the day (some at night), and some remove formaldehyde, mold spores and other toxins. These include Areca Palm, Bamboo Palm, Spider Plant, Snake Plant, Peace Lily and Gerbera Daisy.

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