One of the biggest mistakes that people often make in gardening is- garden without a plan. And planning is more essential in a balcony garden, without which it won’t be a success. You need to plan cautiously to create a beautiful garden in your balcony. Therefore, to make your planning process easier, here are 3 ultimate tips for a successful balcony garden.
- Learn about your balcony
Caution: a collapsed balcony can cost you a fortune!
So you need to first learn about your balcony, the weight it can hold. If you wish to use garden pots and planters, combined with water and earth, they’ll weight a lot. Therefore, you should first determine how strong your balcony is and the amount of weight it can hold.
Moreover, if it is a wooden balcony, you can use trays under the pots to prevent soil from falling into the wood. Again, in case of walled balcony, you can place the pots and planters on walls.
- Set a budget
You can easily go crazy getting things including beautiful plant accessories, seeds and plants that aren’t in your list, but will make your balcony garden look appealing. But trust us; an unplanned shopping for your garden will hurt your pocket and the death of plants will add up to the pain. So determine your budget and then modify your plans to fit into your budget.
Do not forget to add trays, gardening tools, pots and other necessary things in your budget.
- Choose a theme
To give your home an eye-catching look, you can choose a theme depending on the sunlight patterns and weather of your balcony. You’ll need heavy ceramic planters if your balcony is windy and if always in shade, you should choose plants that grow better in shade.
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