There are so many people who have amazing gardens in small spaces. One does not need too much in square feet area to create lovely green havens to enjoy a cup of tea, read a book or just create your own private sanctuary in an urban jungle. A few clever ideas, optimum utilization of space and some quirky touches can do the trick at most times. Here are some of my favorites for you to enjoy!!
Look at this amazing balcony garden!! In such a small area, there is space to enjoy a cup of tea, grow climbers to provide privacy and add colour and interest with the plants in the containers. designsponge.com
A balcony garden in full bloom!!! hpmirror.com
People who don’t have green fingers can also dream of a balcony garden. This balcony has very few containers so not many plants to look after, yet the effect created is stunning with lighting and wooden panelling!! glakes.net
A Japanese style balcony garden with low seating. Really good idea for a low maintenance garden. global.hoshinoresort.com
A balcony garden could just be a few containers, enough to add color and interest. mydesiredhome.com
A balcony garden in full bloom…… aginginslowmotion.blogspot.co.uk
Have you read the amazing book ‘The Balcony Gardener’ by Isabelle Palmer? It’s a book packed with wonderful ideas for small spaces and not only that through her website http://www.thebalconygardener.com you can actually buy her lovely ‘ready made’ container gardens!! Here are a few images from her book and website.
More container ideas from the Balcony Gardener as featured in Design Sponge!!
So go ahead create your own green haven today, space is no excuse!!! All you need is bucketful of enthusiasm!!!