How to Get Your Green Balcony Garden Started Ideas and Tips
Trends come and go, but bringing nature and green vibes into your home is one of the healthiest and most ecological change you can adopt. Do you want to get started with a green balcony garden? Although you might have limited space, you can often turn it into a nice calming green oasis! Here are 5 ideas and tips to get you started with your own balcony garden!
Tip 1: Think About Vertical Design
If you fill the floor of your balcony with pots and plants, it will be packed and messy. The solution: go vertical. For example, hang hanging planters on the wall or stained wooden crates where you can put your pots and plants. You can also add solar garden lamps and lights on the hanging containers.
Tip 2: Wooden Storage Rack
Your balcony doesn’t have a suitable wall for hanging pots and planters? Place a large wooden storage rack against the wall or a solid background and hang a few decorations on it. This is how you can create your own cheerful garden wall!
Tip 3: Play with the Colors
Place various plants in colorful pots in your balcony. By varying with pots on the floor, wall or over the balcony edge you can create different colors at different heights. Go for rail planters and hang your plants over the rail.
Tip 4: Stacking Planters
The smartest way to add a lot of plants to your balcony is to get stacked planters and place them in bare spots or corners. This also works well as an eye-catcher, focal point in the middle of your balcony. Stack them on top of each other. Always keep enough space between the pots to make sure that every plant has enough space to grow.
Tip 5: Make Your own Vegetable Garden
Turn your vertical planters into an herb garden or even a vegetable garden. For example, you can plant tomatoes, mini zucchini or strawberries. You can also get a completely different effect with overhanging plants, such as cucumber!