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Some people may not have the luxury of having a large property with a vast greenery and well laid out flowers with incredibly relaxing ambience sprawled out before their eyes the moment they open the door, but that does not mean they cannot get their own garden. This perhaps seems like a wishful thinking for those who live in the center of a hustling and bustling city. Living in an apartment or packed residential complex can rob people of such luxury, however, with this article we will show you how to make your own garden with succulents and whatever you have in hand.
It does not matter if you only have a small vacant space in the rooftop. You can easily turn that otherwise dull space into a mesmerizing rooftop garden for you to relax and unwind after a long, tough day. Or if you are an exceptionally nifty person with a passion of growing something useful for your own consumption, you can also turn the space into a small vegetable garden with our tips and trick. Keep reading.
Tips on making your own small balcony garden
Who would have thought that even the smallest balcony still could land you numerous opportunities? Yes, you can save space and start your own small vegetable garden with what little space you have left in the balcony. It’s totally possible as long as you know the right varieties to grow and how to assemble. While there is no point in growing plants you don’t like to eat, vegetables such as kale, shallots, garlic, early potatoes, purple sprouting broccoli, beetroot, lettuce, all kinds of herbs and cherry tomatoes grow wonderfully in such limited space.
How to assemble it largely depends of your setting and personal preference. Some people simply stack one pots to another, others with limited surface improvise using cloth bags to the wall. Using fabric as a substitute for pots may seem extraordinary, but it works well and surprisingly helps your plants thrive better due to the material used.
Tips on making your own vertical gardening ideas
Your choice of what kind of pot to use undoubtedly plays a significant part. Clay pots or unglazed terracotta pots are undeniably the most popular type that many homeowners are after. Not only do they hold soil and allow the much needed oxygen to support the plants, they also have such delightful rustic charm to it as the day goes by – something that adds to the beauty of your little oasis.
However, we cannot deny that perhaps clay pots are not the perfect choice for those with limited surface. This is where you must improvise in order to make it happen, and what better way than to create a vertical garden as opposed to the standard horizontal one? Using breathable fabric aeration pots, you can easily assemble them by attaching them to the wall. Or alternatively you can use a cut up plastic bottles and hang them with a wire.
A few lovely yet simple garden ideas for apartment balconies
While it all boils down to your personal preferences as well as the available space in your balcony, there are quite a few recommendation on how to make a beautiful oasis effortlessly.
If you are after comfort, organize your flower pots in a rack and put it in one corner then take your bean bags or sofas and position them right in the other – then decorate with throw pillows. After relaxing ambiance? Put a glass round table and two chairs in one corner then decorate the walls with twinkle lights and the side with candles. Tell us which balcony garden ideas you love.