People with shady yards should use a basket to help your cucumbers find the light, since these vegetables need full sun to thrive.


You’re about to have a lot more strawberry shortcake in your life. To help these red berries flourish, make sure the basket isn’t filled to the rim, so that there’s space for watering.

Swiss Chard

If you’re lacking light, this leafy green is an excellent vegetable to grow because it doesn’t need full sun. Once the plants are a couple of inches tall, space them out using a second hanging basket so they have room to grow.