It’s where you enjoy your morning coffee and your first rays of sun, or a glass of wine and a gentle evening breeze…there’s no place like your balcony. Here are a few tips on how to turn your balcony into a genuine urban garden. There’s no place to relax and enjoy summer like your very own balcony!
Combine useful and attractive with some stylish planters on your balcony
There is nothing like adding some greenery to your balcony by planting herbs or vegetables. A great combination of useful and attractive! There are a thousand and one ways to grow herbs; here are a few ideas that are original and easy to set up.
Before disposing of your old furniture remember you can recycle the drawers! Laying on your balcony filled with fragrant herbs and plants, they’ll turn your balcony from boring to beautiful. In addition to doing the right thing by recycling, you enhance your balcony with a personal touch!
Another DIY (do it yourself) option is to refresh a wooden pallet by turning it into an herbal wall. You can paint it with fun colors. Definitely one of the most practical options for maximizing ground space.
For several years now wooden crates and boxes have become hot items for interiors. Good news, they also go very well on balconies by creating a small cozy chalet-like space. They’re also very practical for herbs, tomato or lettuce plants, etc.
Easy to make, hanging baskets is very trendy this summer. It’s a great technique that helps you save space on smaller balconies. You can do it with wicker baskets, but also with cans, flower pots, paint cans, and so on. Let your imagination run wild!
Put down some synthetic grass to feel like you’re in the park!
If you want to literally transform your balcony into a garden, put down some synthetic grass. Easy to install, in short time you’ll have your own little patch of greenery; it’s like having a little park at home!
Play with the colors and heights of different plants for a beautiful arrangement
Stretch your balcony of plants into all shapes and sizes.
You have a multitude of ways to create your own urban garden balcony and make it bloom.
Put thick plants in a bird cage for a guaranteed spring effect!
Using a ladder to support outdoor plants is both stylish and practical. The ladder allows you to expose more plants while bringing a certain cachet to your balcony. If you want a more modern look, try a metal ladder. For a more "natural" effect, opt for a wooden ladder.
Good luck with your balcony!