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How to Protect Your Balcony Garden During a Rain Storm

Rain is particularly hard on balcony and patio gardeners. The actual rain drops really aren’t the problem most of the time. My gardening space is two stories below the overhang of my apartment building. Rain pours over that overhang and picks up speed until ...

3 Ways to Give Your Balcony a Fresh Start

HELLO 2019! New year. Fresh start. Deep breaths. It feels great, doesn’t it?! Except your balcony is still stuck in 2018, right? That’s okay, there is plenty of time before Spring to whip things in to shape. And the great thing about being a balcony garden...

Bougainvillea Can Be a Beautiful Way to Shade Your Balcony

Resort hotels are great places to look for gardening ideas. Take, for example, the Hyatt Regency in...

A Creative Way to Use an Arbor on a Balcony Garden

 I was flipping through the photos on my phone, saw the one above, and and idea occurred to ...

Windy Balcony Garden | Everything You Need to Know for a Thriving Balcony Garden

I don’t know about your balcony, but mine was getting blown around like crazy today, with a cool s...

Tips for Growing Edibles on Windy Balconies | What to Plant on a Windy Balcony?

If you live in a downtown area, or on a high floor, your balcony may be pretty windy. In urban areas...

Best Plants for Shady Windy Balcony | Wind Resistant Plants for Balconies

Two things many balcony gardeners must deal with are wind and shade. In my last apartment and my cur...

Tips for High Rise Balcony Gardening | Best Plants for High Rise Balconies

While high rise balconies and rooftop gardens often offer beautiful city views, they also have chall...

Best Plants for Windy Balcony | Best Plants for High Rise Balconies

Check out the plants below that are tough enough to stand up to the wind and the sun!  Bolton...