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No sunlight in winter balconies... what to sow
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anu
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December 29, 2012 - 12:15 pm
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    Hi all, I have been a quite reader in this forum,and new to vegetable gardening in containers.  I live in apartment at fourth floor.. and my balconies are too windy during this time of the year... there is no sunlight. which vegetables will grow in these circumstances? can I sow Bottlegourd ?

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January 12, 2013 - 12:48 pm

Only greens and leafy vegetables will grow to a certain extent without sunlight.

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Thanks for the reply! But I thought the leafy ones need the sunlight. As Jan will end the sun will start peeping and it will be quite a lot of direct sunlight in coming months... hence I asked of the bottlegourd.

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January 13, 2013 - 11:33 am

On the contrary, the plants will produce more leaves looking out for sunlight. Plants need a lot of sunlight to produce fruits and vegetables. For balconies leafy vegetables are ideal.

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Thanks for the info!

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