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253 balcony plants Ideabooks
Guest Picks: Dining Accoutrements for a Small Balcony
Make a dreamy spot for dining al fresco even if your perch is tiny, with outdoor furniture and accessories sized just right
"tiny iron balconies filled with flowering plants and tiny tables for dining. If I were... a tiny balcony of my own, these are some finds that I'd be tempted to put to use.... my tiny balcony at 17th and P in Washington, DC. I loved sitting out with my coffee... small balcony and am taking notes! Not a great list. How about putting more than... thing balconies are made for. This bottle opener has been made by the same family..."
Great Design Plant: Discover Queen of the Prairie's Sweet Aroma
If you like the look of cotton candy and the smell of roses and want an easy perennial, you're in luck with this plant
"apartment balcony? I am in Cleveland, Ohio and the balcony faces West. Necessarily, all... tips for balcony planting Benjamin. I'll remember this for next year. Benjamin I... interested in planting with native plants as a way of repairing and supporting the ecosystem(s)... all plants receive the full afternoon sun and often wind. I'm not going to vouch... resident plant for a small bed next to my outdoor hose. It is not on my irrigation,..."
Balconies: Precious Rooms in the Sky
"terraces and balconies. It's no secret that in sought-after, costly cities, private outdoor... terraces and balconies. You don't need much more than thoughtful planning to make a small... small balcony! Love this ideabook. As a city dweller myself i dream of a private... (shared balcony - that we cant keep anything on). Its nice that it gives ideas that... of our balcony in downtown Lyon. We're three minutes walking to Parc de la Tete d'Or..."
Great Design Plant: Sun-Loving Bougainvillea Showers Yards With Color
Bring unbeatable vibrancy to a garden or wall with this unfussy and trainable shrub packed with colorful bracts
"stair balcony, these plants in various shades make a very attractive picture. One... beautiful plants because of my zone. This is one those plants that makes me sigh. I have... in the plant kingdom. I wanted to add a tip for planting, one I learnt over the years... happens I plant the whole plant pot and all in the ground, the one it came growing in... bushier plant. This method of planting is particularily good for hedging as it keeps..."
8 Space-Savvy Gardens
If a windowsill or a small balcony is the only garden space you have, look to these smartly styled plant plots for inspiration
"small balcony is the only garden space you have, look to these smartly styled plant... have a balcony or patio, most have to deal with a fire escape or the occasional flower... grow any plant life. A lush garden may feel like an impossible feat in these tiny homes... growing plant life is possible in the tiniest spaces.... hearty plants for the sidewalk area (exhaust and walking traffic were a concern)-... chooses her plants based on durability. In the spring, she'll plant the entire garden with..."
Guest Picks: How Do You Spell Urban Heat Relief?
Turn even a small balcony into a summer oasis with retreat-conjuring plants, furniture and accessories
"small balcony into a summer oasis with retreat-conjuring plants, furniture and a... little balcony! Very cool little balcony. Loved it! And, what's wrong with talking... covered balconies or porches - it is easy to find a suitable screen solution that fits... (includes plants). So if your going to call out a dominant brand - let's be accurate... European balcony for the summer season, here's the result (before and after) - not meant..."
Potted Plants Perk Up the Streets of Coastal France
Dotting a stairway or perched on a café table, plants in colorful pots and vibrant flowers make a picturesque scene in a town on the coast
"table, plants in colorful pots and vibrant flowers make a picturesque scene in a town... potted plants that dot the streetscape; they line stairs, sit atop balconies, are... potted plants with a look at some of my favorites.... tropical plants like this palm and vineyard grapes up the hillsides, yet from out on... lovely tiny balcony scene. Bold lines of color enliven this stucco wall. Pops of green... pot and plant will thrive for much longer? Try this at home with a begonia or Spanish..."
Great Garden Combo: 6 Beautiful Plants for a Shady, Wet Site
Transform a shade garden with moisture-loving golden grasses, textural leaves and a sprinkling of flowers
"Planting for shade can be challenging enough; combine shade with soil that remains... how the plants were spaced. I was also wondering if these plants need the soil prepared... lovely balcony pot garden (not the kind you smoke!!) I get sun on my balcony until... variety of plants. I have a few shade plants as well and they do very well in that kind... these plants need is workable, moisture retentive soil. No special amendments or..."
Great Design Plant: Hubricht's Bluestar
Billowy, willowy, and with blooms in three seasons, Bluestar makes a cooling, breezy impression in the landscape
"facing balcony.can bluestar be potted in a pot on a balcony?... foliageWhen to plant: Plant seeds in spring or fall; divide in spring Distinguishing traits... over if planted in too much shade. A long-lived plant, Bluestar looks best after a... other plants. More: Great design flowers and plants, grasses and trees.... clumping plant that becomes showier and more attractive with age. Petite sky-blue flowers... great plant to have in your arsenal, as its unique texture, flowers and brilliant..."
11 Perfect Plants for a Moonlit Garden — in Pots
Create an alluring after-dark aura on a patio or deck with container plants that glow white under the stars
"container plants that glow white under the stars... potted plants. The best thing about the potted plants are that you can keep them in... favorite plant of all for a moon garden is the moonflower vine that opens large while... night plant is the night-blooming jasmine Cestrum nocturnum. Its white flowers are... in the balcony of high raised building. You can take it along with you when ever you... other plants My favorite is Evening Scented Stock (Matthiola Bicornis). The color..."
Great Design Plant: Winter Jasmine Gladdens Snowy Gardens
"amend any plants put into the ground. All plants are on individual bubblers. Also, I... mix, the plant I planted in my yard went into soil that was originally heavy clay -... some to plant this spring! Don't wait that long! You should be able to find it in January... grow on a balcony in Northern Europe that faces southwest. Could winter jasmine be grown... on the balcony floor and hang over the edge? I grew it in England so if your climate..."
How to Choose The Best Plants for a Small Garden
Just because your garden is size-restricted, it doesn't mean it can't be filled with gorgeous plants. Here's how
"your plants. Whether it’s a tree, shrub, groundcover, climber or flowering perennial... perennial, a plant needs to look good all year round as it will most likely be viewed from... which plants to use? With gardens now seen as extensions of the house, we must carefully... select plants that can fully justify their position. Try these ideas on for size…... materials (plants). It’s essential to be really strong and try to limit your plant selection..."
Artistic Planting Ideas From a Brazilian Superstar
His abstract designs and native plantings changed the face of landscape architecture. Could Roberto Burle Marx’s style enhance your garden?
"native plantings changed the face of landscape architecture. Could Roberto Burle Marx’s... Brazilian plants. His landscape designs followed the images of his abstract paintings... materials and plants to render them in three dimensions. Once completed, his designs were... think mass planting always makes better statement than mixed planting, however, in small... Mass planting seems natural in this style as in nature plants can self seed/propagate..."
8 Plants That Snobs Love to Hate — and You'll Love to Grow
Don't dismiss these common annuals, perennials and shrubs — there are reasons they've been popular for so long
"great plants that plant snobs love to hate that you might love to grow. There are... the same plant — with its rich blue blooms — is rare, precious, coveted. There are many... other plants that many of us think are too common or too overused to be considered... today's plant buyers. Highlighting the plants' associations, and how these ideas apply... resistant plants that plant snobs overlook - Shasta Daisies - Leucanthmum superbum -..."
Great Design Plant: Kumquats for a Juiced-Up Winter
Grow it for the edible fruit or its good looks alone. This citrus cousin will brighten any gray winter day
"exposed balcony in Sunnyvale California. It tolerated hot dry without a problem.... Farm. Planting notes. Growers in zones 8b to 11 can plant kumquats directly in the... longWhen to plant: Fall, winter or spring Distinguishing traits. The most distinguishable... newly planted specimens are more sensitive to frost and should be covered when it’s... Water plants deeply so that the root zone is thoroughly saturated, but do not allow..."