Why to leave your balcony staring back at you with plain rails and blank walls, give it a magical touch with some greens. No problem if you don’t have a yard, turn your bare balcony into an amazing place to relax. All you need is some plants and your dedication. So, lets start to build balcony garden with the thing you are going to need:
- Seasonal / annuals/ biennials or perennials of your choice
- Planting media/soil
- Garden decoration accessories
- Furniture and Lighting (optional)
Selecting Seasonal / Annual/ Biennial or Perennial Plants of Choice For Your Balcony Garden
Depending upon the season you can opt for the plants which grows in that particular season you can get them from any nearby nursery. Also, you can go with the annuals such as Marigold, Alyssum, Candytuf, Pansies, Asters, Phlox, Salvia, Zinnia, Poppies, Delphiniums, Carnations and Snapdragons etc. Biennials such as Canterbuny bulb, Scabiosa, Gladiolus etc. or Perennials such as Chrysanthemum, Solidago, cerbera etc. Whereas, shrubs and climbers are always a good option for creating any sort of garden as they give a garden greener look and any artificial structures can be decorated with these climbers.
There are different shape, size and types of planters available today in the market you can choose any among them. Remember, you can give these planters your own creative touch.
For creating a balcony garden it is always advisable to choose light soil or it would better to buy good potting soil. An all-purpose mix soil is good to go with all the plants but certain range of plants might need different potting media. A good start will give you a happy ending.
Garden decoration accessories
There are wide range of garden decoration accessories available in the market which will help you to beautify your garden.
Furniture and lighting
They give a garden a style and finishing touch. Choose any design of furniture and lighting system to decorate and create your very own unique garden.