Grow vegetables in containers and enjoy the freshness and flavor of home-grown vegetables. Whether you realize it or not, most plants grow well in containers. Container vegetable gardening allows you to grow delicious vegetables anywhere. We’ve compiled a list of the best vegetables for container gardening. These plants grow very well in containers. Growing vegetables in pots will require at least six hours of sun, the right potting soil, and adequate amounts of water and drainage to be successful.