Kansas residents can begin planting vegetables in March. Plant peas and lettuce in early to mid-March and plant potatoes and onions in late March. Plant most flowers toward the latter part of this month as well.
There are lots fruit trees and berry bushes that do well in containers. Pick your favorites and have your own edible garden on your balcony patio or porch. Options include strawberries apples currants blackberries and more.
The loquat tree is fast growing and drought tolerant, with dense foliage that can be pruned or espaliered to create a green wall. So useful is the loquat as an evergreen ornamental that many people don't realize the clusters of fruit are actually edible.